Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He took up the sport in 2009.
|Why this sport?
||He chose the sport because he didn't like team sports.
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning gold at the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna. (radionz.co.nz, 04 Sep 2013)
|Awards and honours
||He was the flag bearer for Tuvalu at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. He also carried out the role at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (GNS, 24 Jul 2014; gettyimages.com, 27 Jul 2012)
||He claimed Tuvalu's first gold medal in an international competition when he finished first in the 62kg snatch at the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna. (radionz.co.nz, 04 Sep 2013)