Anthony Mosse
Inducted in 1995
Anthony Mosse was the standardbearer for New Zealand swimming through the 1980s.
Sporting Category:
  • Swimming
He swam at his first Commonwealth Games, in Brisbane in 1982, when he was 17 and two years later, at the Los Angeles Olympics, he made the final in his two butterfly events.

At the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh in 1986, he won gold and silver and in the same year was second in the 200m butterfly final at the world championships.

Mosse developed his career in the United States but continued to swim for New Zealand, gaining a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.

He rounded out his superlative career when he won the 200m butterfly at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland.

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Netball, 1987


Many in the team had played in the previous world championships, in Singapore in 1983, in which they were beaten in the final by Australia, and vowed that the championships in Glasgow in 1987 would be vastly different.
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