New Zealand athletes

Posted May 30, 2011
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  1. Olympic athletes of New Zealand 17 views

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  2. Paralympic athletes of New Zealand 2 views

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  3. Cook Island athletes

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  4. New Zealand female athletes

    New Zealand female athletes

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  5. New Zealand decathletes

    New Zealand decathletes

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  6. New Zealand discus throwers

    New Zealand discus throwers

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  7. New Zealand hammer throwers

    New Zealand hammer throwers

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  8. New Zealand heptathletes

    New Zealand heptathletes

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  9. New Zealand high jumpers

    New Zealand high jumpers

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  10. New Zealand hurdlers

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  11. New Zealand javelin throwers

    New Zealand javelin throwers

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  12. New Zealand long jumpers

    New Zealand long jumpers

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  13. New Zealand long-distance runners

    New Zealand long-distance runners

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  14. New Zealand marathon runners 4 views

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  15. New Zealand middle-distance runners

    New Zealand middle-distance runners

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  16. New Zealand pole vaulters

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  17. New Zealand racewalkers

    New Zealand racewalkers

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  18. New Zealand shot putters

    New Zealand shot putters

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  19. New Zealand sprinters

    New Zealand sprinters

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  21. New Zealand triple jumpers

    New Zealand triple jumpers

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  22. World Championships in Athletics athletes for New Zealand 0 views

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  23. New Zealand athletics biography stubs 6 views

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  1. Valerie Adams

    Valerie Adams


    Valerie Kasanita Adams (formerly known as Valerie Vili), ONZM (born 6 October 1984) is a shot putter from New Zealand. She is a four-time World champion, three time World Indoor champion and two-time Olympic and three-time Commonwealth champion. She currently holds the New Zealand, Oceanian, Commonwealth and equal World Championship records with a personal best throw of 21.24 metres.

  2. Les Mills

    Les Mills


    Leslie Roy "Les" Mills CNZM MBE (born 1 November 1934) is a former New Zealand track and field athlete and politician. He represented New Zealand at the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games over two decades, competing in shot put, discus and weightlifting events. At the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he achieved his best result, a gold medal in discus.

  3. Murray Halberg

    Murray Halberg


    Sir Murray Gordon Halberg ONZ MBE (born 7 July 1933) is a former New Zealand middle distance runner who won the gold medal in the 5000 metres event at the 1960 Olympics. He also won gold medals in the 3 miles events at the 1958 and 1962 Commonwealth Games. He has worked for the welfare of children with disabilities since he founded the Halberg Trust in 1963.

  4. Allison Roe

    Allison Roe


    Allison Pamela Roe, MBE (née Deed; born 30 May 1956 in Auckland) is a former long-distance athlete from New Zealand. In 1981, she won both the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon. In Boston, she ran 2:26:46 to improve the course record by almost eight minutes, set the previous year by Jacqueline Gareau. In New York, she set an apparent world record with 2:25:29, to break Grete Waitz's time of 2:25:42 from the 1980 New York Marathon. However, after re-measurement, the 1981 course was found to be 150 metres short, though Waitz's 1980 record is also disputed. Also in 1981, she set a 20 km world record in Miyazaki, Japan.

  5. Nick Willis

    Nick Willis


    Nicholas Ian Willis (born 25 April 1983) is a New Zealand middle distance runner. He won the silver medal in the 1500 metres at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and is the current New Zealand record holder for the same event with a time of 3:29.66. He was a gold medallist in the 1500 metres at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and a bronze medallist at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. He was the first athlete from New Zealand to win the 1500 metres at the Commonwealth Games (although Peter Snell and Jack Lovelock both won gold in the Mile at the Empire and Commonwealth Games).

  6. Jeff Wilson

    Jeff Wilson


    Jeffrey "Goldie" William Wilson MNZM (born 24 October 1973) is a New Zealand sportsman who has represented his country in both rugby union and cricket — a so-called "Double All Black", an increasingly rare achievement in the professional era. He is also a talented basketballer, and won national secondary school titles in track and field. With 44 tries in 60 tests, Wilson is currently the 11th-highest try scorer in Rugby Union history. Wilson is married to Adine Wilson (née Harper), former captain of the New Zealand netball team.

  7. Yvette Williams

    Yvette Williams


    Yvette Winifred Williams CNZM MBE (later Yvette Corlett, born 25 April 1929) is a former New Zealand athlete. A versatile sports person, she became the first woman from her country to win an Olympic gold medal and later held the women's long jump world record.

  8. Beatrice Faumuina

    Beatrice Faumuina


    Beatrice Roini Liua Faumuina, ONZM (born 23 October 1974 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand discus thrower, a gold medallist at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics. She has represented New Zealand in three Summer Olympics. After winning the discus event at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester she was featured on a stamp from Samoa.

  9. Valerie Young

    Valerie Young


    Valerie Isobel Margaret Young OBE (née Sloper, born 10 August 1937) is a former athlete from New Zealand, who won seven medals in the shot put and discus events at the Commonwealth Games.

  10. John Walker

    John Walker


    Sir John George Walker, KNZMCBE (born 12 January 1952) is a former middle distance runner from New Zealand.

  11. Toni Hodgkinson

    Toni Hodgkinson


    Toni Louise Hodgkinson (born 12 December 1971) is a former New Zealand middle distance runner, originally from Takaka. She currently holds the New Zealand woman's record in the 800 m.

  12. Tony Sargisson

    Tony Sargisson


    Tony Sargisson (born 24 June 1975 in Hastings, New Zealand) won the silver medal for New Zealand in the men's 50km walk at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games.

  13. Chris Donaldson

    Chris Donaldson


    Chris Donaldson (born 26 May 1975 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a New Zealand sprinter who represented New Zealand at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. He is the son of film director Roger Donaldson. He also competed at the 1998 and 2006 Commonwealth Games. He holds the national record over 200m of 20.42, and was part of the 4 by 100m relay team that set the current national record.

  14. Marise Chamberlain

    Marise Chamberlain


    Marise Ann Millicent Chamberlain MNZM (born 5 December 1935) is a former New Zealand middle-distance runner. She is the only New Zealand woman to win an Olympic medal in track athletics (Lorraine Moller won a medal in the marathon). She set world records over 440 and 880 yards as well as 1 mile.

  15. Barbara Moore (athlete)

    Barbara Moore (athlete)


    Barbara K. Moore (born 27 July 1957) is a retired female athlete from New Zealand, who specialised in long distance running during her career.

  16. Tania Dixon

    Tania Dixon


    Tania Dixon (née Tania Murray) is a high jumper and triple jumper from Dunedin, New Zealand. Murray won the gold medal in the women's high jump at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland. In 1991, she set a New Zealand record for the women's high jump of 1.92 metres, and in 1997 set a similar record for the triple jump of 13.48 metres. Murray was New Zealand women's high jump champion in 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1997, and was New Zealand triple jump champion in 1994, 1997, and 1999.

  17. Sonia Waddell

    Sonia Waddell


    Sonia Waddell (née Scown) (born 19 February 1973) is a New Zealand rower and cyclist.

  18. Andrea Miller (athlete)

    Andrea Miller (athlete)


    Andrea Miller (born 13 March 1982) is a New Zealand representative hurdler.

  19. Tracy Phillips (athlete)

    Tracy Phillips (athlete)


    Tracy J. Phillips is a former New Zealand athlete specialising in high jumping.

  20. Heather Thomson

    Heather Thomson


    Heather Thomson (now Matthews; born 1946) is a New Zealand middle distance runner.

  21. Doreen Porter

    Doreen Porter


    Doreen Helen Porter (born 21 July 1941) later Doreen Porter-Shann is a former New Zealand sprinter.

  22. Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt

    Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt


    Colonel Arthur Espie Porritt, Baron Porritt Bt GCMG GCVO CBE FRCS (10 August 1900 – 1 January 1994) was a New Zealand physician, military surgeon, statesman and athlete. He served as the 11th Governor-General of New Zealand between 1967 and 1972.

  23. George Davidson

    George Davidson


    George Davidson (8 October 1898 – 25 September 1948) was a New Zealand sprinter and rugby league player. He competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics and finished fifth in the 200 metres competition. He also participated in the 100 metres event where he was eliminated in the quarter-finals.

  24. Dick Tayler

    Dick Tayler


    Richard "Dick" Tayler, MNZM (born 12 August 1948) is a former New Zealand runner who mostly competed in distances from 1500 m to 10,000 m.

  25. Billy Savidan

    Billy Savidan


    John William Savidan (23 May 1902 – 8 November 1991) nicknamed "Billy", "Bill" or "Jack" and born in Auckland, was a New Zealand long distance runner from 1926.

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