Alexis Pritchard

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Alexis Pritchard
Weight(s) lightweight (60kg)
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Nationality  New Zealand
Born (1983-09-24) 24 September 1983 (age 34)
Bellville, Western Cape
South Africa

Alexis Pritchard (born 24 September 1983) is a South-African born New Zealand boxer. On 5 August 2012 she became the first New Zealand woman to win an Olympic bout when she beat Tunisia's Rim Jouini in the Round of 16.[1][2]

She moved to New Zealand at the age of 14 and originally took up boxing in 2003 to get fit.[3]

Alexis retired whilst still the New Zealand champion but after failing to qualify for the Rio Olympics.[4]


  1. ^ "New Zealand boxing's Olympic charm offensive". 2012-07-27. Retrieved 2012-07-27. 
  2. ^ "Kiwi boxer Pritchard one win from medal". Otago Daily Times. 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  3. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Alexis Pritchard Profile". Retrieved 2015-07-02. 
  4. ^ "Kiwi boxer Alexis Pritchard retires after 13 years in ring". Stuff. Retrieved 2017-09-02. 

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