Top 10 Highest Paid New Zealand Athletes

9. Grant Dalton – $2m

Grant Stanley Dalton OBE is a New Zealand sailor who has competed in five Whitbread Round the World Races and currently manages Team New Zealand.

Dalton is a professional sailor who started sailing at the age 8 in the P Class and soon started racing as a member of Maraetai Sailing Club. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1995 New Year Honours, for services to yachting.He was shortlisted in 2001 by the International Sailing Federation for the ISAF World Sailor of the Year Awards.

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