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  •   Home > News > Sports > Athletics

    High jumper Hamish Kerr's just grateful to be doing what he loves

    High jumper Hamish Kerr's just grateful to be doing what he loves


    The 24-year-old was named in the 15-strong conditional New Zealand athletics team for the Tokyo Games.

    The squad also features the likes of Olympic medallists Dame Valerie Adams, Tom Walsh and Nick Willis.

    Kerr says for him, Covid-19 was a blessing in disguise.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     16 Apr: As she embarks on another Olympic cycle, Dame Valerie Adams views her journey to a fifth Games after having two children as a triumph
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