Lisa-Marie Vizaniari (born 14 December 1971 in Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales) is an Australian retired discus thrower and a retired professional boxer. She is openly lesbian.[1]

Her personal best throw was 65.86 metres, achieved in March 1997 in Melbourne. The Australian, and Oceanian,[2] record then belonged to Daniela Costian with 68.72 metres.[3]

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1989 World Cup Barcelona, Spain 6th Discus throw 57.92 m1
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 1st Discus throw 56.38 m
World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2nd Discus throw 60.44 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd Shot put 16.61 m
6th Discus throw 53.88 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th (q) Discus throw 59.24 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 8th Discus throw 62.48 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 12th Discus throw 57.56 m
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 8th Discus throw 58.43 m
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2nd Discus throw 62.14 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 14th (q) Discus throw 61.49 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 8th Discus throw 62.57 m

1Representing Oceania

Professional boxing

Lisa-Marie Vizaniari
BornLisa-Marie Vizaniari
(1971-12-14) 14 December 1971 (age 50)
New South Wales, Australia
ResidenceGold Coast, Queensland, Australia
NationalityAustralian / Greek
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight122.4 kg (270 lb; 19 st 4 lb)
Reach190 cm (74.8 in)
Years active2001 - 2004, 2012 - 2014
Professional boxing record
Total8
Wins8
By knockout4
Losses0
Draws0
Other information
Boxing record from BoxRec

In 2001, Vizaniari made her professional debut as a boxer. Vizaniari is a two time World Heavyweight Champion.

Professional titles

Professional record

Professional record summary
8 fights 8 wins 0 losses
By knockout 4 0
By decision 4 0
Draws 0

[4]

No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
8 Win 8–0 United States Kathy Rivers TKO 10 (10) 1:58 6 Nov 2014 Australia Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia vacant Women's International Boxing Association World heavyweight title
7 Win 7–0 New Zealand Victoria Nansen UD 6 18 May 2013 Australia Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
6 Win 6–0 Sweden Linda Eliason TKO 1 (6) 0:59 21 Dec 2012 Australia Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
5 Win 5–0 New Zealand Ali Dutt UD 10 26 May 2012 Australia Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia vacant World Boxing Foundation female heavyweight title
4 Win 4–0 New Zealand Ali Dutt UD 8 29 May 2003 New Zealand Kath Dale Hall, Otahuhu, New Zealand South Pacific Women's Heavyweight Title
3 Win 3–0 New Zealand Ali Dutt UD 8 28 Feb 2002 New Zealand ABA Stadium, Kohimarama, New Zealand Vacant South Pacific Women's Heavyweight Title
2 Win 2–0 Australia Kelli Courtenay KO 3 (5) 28 Feb 2002 Australia Southport Sharks AFL Club, Southport, Queensland, Australia
1 Win 1–0 Australia Leisa Hines TKO 1 (4) 22 Jun 2001 Australia Coolangatta Hotel, Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia Professional debut

References

  1. ^ Buzinski, Jim (7 November 2000). "Glory - and a little gold - for gay Olympians". The Advocate. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  2. ^ Area Outdoor Records - Women - Oceania - IAAF.org
  3. ^ Australian athletics records Archived 8 December 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Lisa Marie Vizaniari". Boxrec. Retrieved 16 October 2016.