Where Is Murray Halberg Wife Phyllis, Family And Kids?

Where Is Murray Halberg Wife Phyllis, Family And Kids? Murray Halberg, New Zealand’s greatest athlete, died on Wednesday, November 30th, at the age of 89.

. So, what happened to Murray Halberg’s wife Phyllis and their children?

Halberg was best known for his gold medal in the 5000m at the 1960 Olympics. He also won gold in the three-mile race in 1962 and the Commonwealth Games in 1958.

Say the New Zealand legend was one of the best Olympic athletes. Halberg was also the first New Zealander to break the four-minute mile record.

Halberg’s exceptional performance was also reflected in his national games.

As a result, the runner was admired around the world for his dedication to athletics. He was also made a Member of the Order of the British Empire.

Where Are Murray Halberg Wife Phyllis And Their Kids?

Legendary New Zealand athlete Murray Halberg had two children with his wife, Phyllis.

Not much is revealed about the great runner. He used to live a low-key life away from the media limelight after his retirement.

Murray Halberg Wife 
Murray Halberg had two kids with his wife, Phyllis. (Source: 1 News)

Unfortunately, the former Olympic star passed away, leaving behind his secrets.  Also, there has been no confirmed date when Halberg tied the knot with his wife, Phyllis.

The family preferred to live behind the curtains and hide away from the unwanted spotlight.

Besides, Halberg was titled New Zealand’s sportsman of the year in 1958. Also, the belated athlete was knighted in 1988.

Murray Halberg Family

The New Zealand athlete Murray Halberg was born in 1933 in Eketahuna. The runner spent his childhood in the same city but later moved to Auckland.

His parents inducted him to Avondale College in Auckland, where he used to play rugby. Unfortunately, he got a severe injury in his left arm, and with a heavy heart, he left his rugby career.

But the strong athlete never lost hope, and he participated in national games as a runner.

His fans and family might miss Halberg, as the legendary and inspirational star passed away at the age of 89. Maybe, his family is grieving his loss at the moment.

Net Worth Of Murray Halberg

Before his death, Olympic runner Murray Halberg’s net worth was between $1 to $5 million. Halberg gained most of his wealth as a national and international athlete.

Likewise, he was a professional long-distance runner.

Murray Halberg olympic runner
Belated Runner Murray Halberg was an Olympic gold medalist. (Source: The Bridge)

Strictly speaking, Halberg was awarded lots of cash during his career as an athlete. Yes, he received an athlete’s salary even after his retirement.

However, the exact figure for Halberg’s salary has not been released yet.

Unfortunately, the runner died at the age of 89, leaving behind his massive net worth. The legendary athlete was involved in humanitarian and philanthropic works and donated large sums to the needy. Home 

Last Updated on December 1, 2022 by shalw

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