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Calvin Ferguson

Men's Double


2015 World Rowing Championships - Bronze, men's double scull

In 2017 Chris has reunited with John Storey in the men's double scull. The two last rowed together in the men's quadruple scull in 2014.

Chris competed at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with crewmate Robbie Manson, finishing fifth in the B final of the men's double sculls. Chris also competed in the men’s four at the 2012 London Olympic Games where they finished 11 th overall. In 2015 Chris and crewmate Robbie Manson claimed bronze in the men’s double scull at the World Rowing Championships.

Chris was born in Durban, South Africa and moved to New Zealand with his family when he was eight years old. He began his rowing career at Wanganui High School.

Chris first represented New Zealand in 2007 at the U23 World Rowing Championships in the men's four.

Chris was in the men's eight at the 2010 World Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro. In 2011 he moved into the men's four and then went onto compete at the Olympic Games in the same boat where he finished 11 th.

Chris made the switch from sweep oar to sculling in the 2013-2014 season and was part of the 2014 men's quadruple scull along with Nathan Flannery, John Storey and Jade Uru which finished 12 th at the 2014 World Rowing Championships.