The New Zealand ladies’s national volleyball group won the gold medal on several events. Hamish Carter of New Zealand won gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics and bronze on the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, and was rated world number one for a number of years. Other profitable triathletes from New Zealand include Bevan Docherty, who received the ITU world championship, and a silver in Athens . He has additionally gained a bronze medal in Beijing 2008, and a silver medal within the Commonwealth Games . He was a pivotal determine in serving to Australasia win the Davis Cup in 1907, maintain it in 1908 and 1909, and to win it again in 1914. He was killed in motion during World War I on 9 May 1915 within the Battle of Aubers Ridge, northern France.