Jonty Farmer

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Jonathan George "Jonty" Farmer (born 23 April 1945) is a retired sailor who represented New Zealand at the 1968 and 1976 Summer Olympics.

Farmer was born in 1945 in Te Puke in the Bay of Plenty.[1] He later lived in Rotorua[2] and received his education at Rotorua Boys' High School.[3] He competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City in the Finn class and came 11th.[4] He travelled to the 1972 Summer Olympics in Germany as a reserve but did not compete. He then competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, in the Finn class and came 15th.[5]

His daughter, Holly Farmer, is a boat builder in Tauranga.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jonty Farmer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b Hunter, Michele (18 June 2010). "Fastest dinghy snapped up by overseas sailors". Bay of Plenty Times. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame Inductees". Rotorua Boys' High School. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  4. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Sailing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games: Mixed One Person Dinghy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  5. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Sailing at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games: Mixed One Person Dinghy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2017.