Albert Hope

Albert Hope
Personal information
Birth name Albert Alexander Hope
Born 1914
Died 1966
Sport Rowing
Club Petone Rowing Club

Albert Alexander Hope (1914–1966) was a New Zealand rower.

Hope was born in 1914, the son of Ada Louisa Hope and Frederick Hope.[1]

At the 1938 British Empire Games he won the silver medal as part of the men's coxed four.[2] He was a member of the Petone Rowing Club, and his team members in the 1938 boat were Jim Clayton (stroke), Kenneth Boswell, John Rigby, and George Burns (cox).[3]


  1. Birth certificate 1914/9308; Department of Internal Affairs
  2. "Albert Hope". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  3. "Petone Oarsmen". The Evening Post. CXXV (15). 19 January 1938. p. 5. Retrieved 2 July 2017.

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