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Garth John da Silva (born 28 December 1973 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a boxer from New Zealand, who competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There he won his first round in the Heavyweight (-91 kg) division against Cathel O'Grady of Ireland, before losing to Serguei Dychkov of Belarus.[1] In 1998 he won the bronze medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur. He is the son of wrestler John da Silva.[2]

Garth da Silva
Medal record
Men's boxing
Representing  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place Kuala Lumpur 1998 Heavyweight


  1. ^ Olympic results Archived 4 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Adams, Yvette (2005). More than meets the eye: a true story based on the life and times of the best blind wrestler the world has ever seen. Yvette Adams. p. 109. ISBN 978-0-9757770-0-8.