Boxer David Nyika is a two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist and will make his Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, contesting the heavyweight division.


Nyika began his New Zealand Team journey as an 18-year-old at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games


Fighting in the 81kg division the quick and agile Hamiltonian won gold and broke down in tears on the podium as the New Zealand national anthem played.


Four years later and 10kgs heavier Nyika backed up his Commonwealth Games gold medal win, this time in the heavyweight (91kg) division at Gold Coast 2018.


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David's Games History

  • Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018

    • Boxing (91kg - Men)
      Final Bout
      Final Bout 5-0
      Semi Final 2
      Preliminary Bouts 5:0
      Semi Final 1
      Semi Final 2 5-0
      Quarter Final 4
      Quarter Final 3 Walkover
      1
  • Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014

    • Boxing (81kg - Men)
      Final 3-0
      Semi-finals 3-0
      Quarter-finals 3-0
      Round of 16 3-0
      Round of 32 2-1
      1