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    Murray Hangs it Up

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    There’s something to be said for going out on top. In April, Eric Murray, one half of the most successful partnership in rowing—arguably all of sport—announced he was making his post-Rio sabbatical permanent. At 34, the two-time Olympic gold medalist and bow seat of the Kiwi Pair could easily have continued on to Tokyo 2020 with partner Hamish Bond. Their 69-race win streak would have likely continued too. But for Murray, life outside the boat beckoned. “I’ve done everything I wanted to in sport,” Murray told the New Zealand website, Stuff.

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