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[[Image:Ibhof-logo.jpg|thumb|right|Class of 2011<br>Observer Category<br>Hall of Fame bio:[http://www.ibhof.com/pages/about/inductees/observer/carpenter.html click]]]
 
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'''Harry Carpenter''' worked at the BBC for 45 years, presenting Grandstand, Sportsnight and the BBC's coverage of the Wimbledon tennis championships. But he is best remembered for his involvement in boxing, becoming one-half of an unlikely partnership with the former world champion [[Frank Bruno]].
 
'''Harry Carpenter''' worked at the BBC for 45 years, presenting Grandstand, Sportsnight and the BBC's coverage of the Wimbledon tennis championships. But he is best remembered for his involvement in boxing, becoming one-half of an unlikely partnership with the former world champion [[Frank Bruno]].

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Class of 2011
Observer Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Harry Carpenter worked at the BBC for 45 years, presenting Grandstand, Sportsnight and the BBC's coverage of the Wimbledon tennis championships. But he is best remembered for his involvement in boxing, becoming one-half of an unlikely partnership with the former world champion Frank Bruno.

  • Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, "Expanded Category" (Writers & Historians & Photo Journalists)
  • New York Times obituary: [1]
  • The National obituary: [2]
  • SJA obituary: [3]