David Aspin

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David Aspin

David Anthony Aspin (born 24 June 1950), is a wrestler from Waiuku, New Zealand.[1] He competed in the freestyle wrestling discipline, where he was the 1974 Commonwealth Games champion and 1970 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist, in the middleweight category.[2] He was also New Zealand's flag bearer at the opening ceremonies of the 1972 Summer Olympics, in Munich, and at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[3] Aspin and Arthur Porritt are the only New Zealand Olympians to have carried the flag at two different Olympics.


  1. ^ "David Aspin - Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  2. ^ "David Aspin". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  3. ^ "Mighty Mahe to carry the flag". Stuff.co.nz. 7 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-15.