11 Oct 2010

Boxers elimiated from Commonwealth Games

7:59 am on 11 October 2010

The last two New Zealand boxers have been eliminated from the Delhi Commonwealth Games with super heavyweight Joesph Parker and light heavyweight Reece Papuni both beaten.

19-year-old Parker, who had been picked by many to make the medal round, was beaten in the quarter-finals on a countback by Tariq Abdul Haqq of Trinidad and Tobago.

Papuni lost a points decision to Thomas McCarthy of Northern Ireland.