The 10 Best New Zealand’s Athletes You Should Know- 2018


Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker has held the World Boxing Organisation’s (WBO) heavyweight champion title since 2016. Before that, Parker won multiple regional titles, including the WBO’s Oriental, Oceania and Africa heavyweight championships.

He narrowly missed out on representing New Zealand at the 2012 Olympics, but by 2016 had turned things around to become the country’s first heavyweight world champion.

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