Class(es) 420, 470
Name Olivia Powrie
Height 1.73 m
|Nationality New Zealander|
Coach Nathan Handley
Role Olympic athlete
Weight 70 kg
|Born 9 December 1987 (age 28) (1987-12-09) Auckland, New Zealand|
Education St Cuthbert\'s College, Auckland
Club Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Olympic medals Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women\'s 470
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Jo aleh and olivia powrie talk about the coach and athlete relationship
Olivia Elizabeth (Polly) Powrie MNZM (born 9 December 1987) is a New Zealand sailor. She holds Olympic and world championship titles in the 470 class, and is a former 420 world champion.
- Jo aleh and olivia powrie talk about the coach and athlete relationship
- Jo aleh and olivia powrie sail auckland 2011
Powrie and her sailing partner Jo Aleh won the gold medal in the 470 class at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In August 2013, exactly a year after winning their Olympic gold medal, Aleh and Powrie won the world title at the 2013 470 World Championships in La Rochelle, France.
Powrie is a graduate of St Cuthbert's College, Auckland.
Powrie was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2013 New Year's Honours, for her services to sailing.