Jeff Rackley

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Jeffrey ("Jeff") Steven Rackley, QSM (born 12 September 1952), is a retired boxer from New Zealand.[1]

Born in Nelson, New Zealand, Rackley attended Nelson College from 1966 to 1971. He was a member of the school's 1st XI cricket team from 1968 to 1970, captaining the side in 1970. He was also a member and captain of the 1st XV rugby team in 1970 and 1971.[2]

Rackley competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. There he was defeated in the second round of the Welterweight (-69 kg) by Günther Meier of West Germany.

In the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours, Rackley was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for services to sport and the community.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ sports-reference.com - Jeff Rackley profile
  2. ^ Nelson College Old Boys' Register, 1856–2006, 6th edition
  3. ^ The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2008, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 16 December 2012.