Kevin Barry has become one of the most well-known sports figures in New Zealand after an action-packed and varied career in boxing. 

Barry, the son of a Christchurch trainer of the same name, represented New Zealand in the light-heavyweight division at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane and at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. He won a bronze medal in Brisbane and hoped that, benefiting from the experience gained, he would put up a good showing at the Olympics.

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