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Alistair Dryden (1953-1955)

Alistair Dryden is a former New Zealand rower. At the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, he won the silver medal as part of the men’s eight. Alistair, in a coxed four, went on to win the inaugural Prince Phillip Challenge Cup regatta in 1963 in Henley-on-Thames, then widely regarded as the event closest to a world championship.

The same coxed four team competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where they placed eighth. He then competed in the men’s eight at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico, where the team came fourth in the final.