Participants

Tasmyn BENNY

Tasmyn BENNY
    Boxing
Birth Date:  20 Oct 1998
Age:  19
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  165
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BOX Boxing Women's 45-48kg 3 Bronze

Tasmyn BENNY - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 18:48
Women's 45-48kg Quarterfinal 4
Lethabo MODUKANELE
L
Tasmyn BENNY
W
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 12:19
Bronze Medal Event Women's 45-48kg Semifinal 2
Kristina O'HARA
W
Tasmyn BENNY
L
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Occupation: Ordinary medic at Royal New Zealand Navy (New Zealand Olympic Committee, 22 Feb 2018; stuff.co.nz, 17 Jan 2018)
Languages spoken: English
Reason: “My dad was training with one of his mates in the garage one day and I wanted to get fit for netball, and I found out boxing was good fun." (stuff.co.nz, 16 Jan 2018)
Ambition: To make the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the World Games. (stuff.co.nz, 16 Jan 2018)
Additional information

WEIGHT
Targeting higher weight classes to gain additional competiton experience. Fought in the 51kg category at the 2017 Australian Golden Gloves, finishing runner-up. (New Zealand Olympic Committee, 22 Feb 2018)

NAVY
Graduated from her 18-week Basic Common Training (BCT) course for new Royal New Zealand Navy recruits in December 2017. "The navy is my new home. When I was in BCT I tried to keep training at the end of the day, or shadow spar in my room. My mates laugh at me, but the navy is very supportive of my boxing." (stuff.co.nz, 22 Feb 2018)

BACKGROUND
Of Ngati Porou and Waikato descent. (New Zealand Olympic Committee, 22 Feb 2018)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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