New Zealand at the 1982 Commonwealth Games

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New Zealand
 at the Commonwealth Games

Flag of New Zealand
CGF code  NZL
CGA New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
At the 1982 Commonwealth Games
in Brisbane, Australia
Competitors 113
Officials 43
Flag bearer Opening: Robin Tait
Closing:
Medals
Rank: 5th
Gold
5
Silver
8
Bronze
13
Total
26
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New Zealand (abbreviated NZL) sent a team of 113 competitors and 43 officials to the 1982 Commonwealth Games, which were held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The flagbearer at the opening ceremony was Robin Tait.

New Zealand has competed in every games, starting with the first British Empire Games in 1930 at Hamilton, Ontario. Selection is the responsibility of the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

Medals[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 5 8 13 26


New Zealand was fifth in the medal table in 1982.

Gold[edit]

Archery:

1st Neroli Fairhall — Women's FITA Double

Athletics:

1st Anne Audain — Women's 3000 m
1st Mike O'Rourke — Men's Javelin Throw

Cycling:

1st Craig Adair — Men's 1 km Time Trial

Shooting:

1st John Woolley — Men's Skeet

Silver[edit]

Athletics:

2nd John Walker — Men's 1500 m

Cycling:

2nd Clem Captein, Brian Fowler, Graeme Miller and Murray Steele — Men's 4000 m Team Pursuit
2nd Michael McRedmond— Men's Sprint

Lawn Bowls:

2nd Rowan Brassey, Morgan Moffat, Danny O'Connor and Jim Scott — Men's Fours
2nd Pearl Dymond, Joyce Osborne, and Jennie Simpson — Women's Triples

Shooting:

2nd Rex Hamilton and Barrie Wickens — Men's Free Pistol Pairs

Wrestling:

2nd Ken Reinsfield — Men's 74 kg
2nd Steven Reinsfield — Men's Light Heavyweight

Bronze[edit]

Athletics:

3rd Lorraine Moller — Women's 1500 m
3rd Lorraine Moller — Women's 3000 m
3rd Stephen Walsh — Men's Long Jump

Badminton:

3rd Robin Denton and Steve Wilson — Mixed Doubles

Boxing:

3rd Kevin Barry — Light Heavyweight 75–81 kg

Cycling:

3rd Stephen Cox, Blair Stockwell and Jack Swart — Men's Team Time Trial
3rd Murray Steele— Men's Sprint
3rd Roger Sumich— Men's Road Race

Diving:

3rd Mark Graham — Men's 1 m Springboard

Lawn Bowls:

3rd Peter Belliss — Men's Singles

Swimming:

3rd Pamela Croad, Kim Dewar, Melanie Jones and Gail Jonson — Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay

Wrestling:

3rd Chris Maddock — Men's 57 kg
3rd Nigel Sargent — Men's 90 kg


New Zealand Team[edit]

See also[edit]

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