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Results for Team Tonga

Saturday 22 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four young athletes are representing Tonga at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) that opened on 18 July in the Bahamas. From two sports, boxing and swimming, they are Noelani Day, Finau ‘Ohuafi and Iki Tu’itavake Jr, with a boxer Tu’ihalangingie Vea.
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Saturday 22 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Inoke Afeaki (44) former 'Ikale Tahi captain has been recruited as Director of Operations for Team Tonga by the Tonga Sports Association and National Olympic Committee (TASANOC).
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Friday 28 October 2016

Suva, Fiji
Two young Tongan swimmers, Finau ‘Ohuafi (15) and Noelani Day (13) brought home a total of 16 medals between them, including 9 gold and 7 silver after competing in the SC Central Region Age Group Invitational 2016 in Suva, Fiji.
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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tonga’s Ana Talakai (31) and Sione Manu (37) achieved their personal bests at the Rio Paralympics in Rio in the Javelin Throw and Shot Put events.
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Wednesday 10 August 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazilians have fallen in love with Pita Taufatofua ever since he made his entrance bare chested and glistening with oil at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony as Tonga’s flag bearer last Friday night (Brazilian time). His fans are so smitten with the good looking 32 year old that a facebook page set up in Rio inviting Brazilians to travel to Tonga after the Olympics in support of Pita has gained over 22k followers, the majority women.
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Friday 5 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Naturally gifted runner, Siueni Filimone (21), loved music growing up but when his teachers saw his talent on the track, he was chosen year after year to represent his primary and secondary schools at interschool sporting competitions eventually winning his way to representing Tonga at international events and now at Rio Olympics.
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Tuesday 2 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pita Taufatofua, Tonga’s first Olympic Taekwondo athlete, will aim for gold at the Rio Olympics competing in the Men’s +80kg division on Saturday 20 August. A lifetime of pain and struggle was worth every moment to reach the Olympics, says Pita when reflecting on his journey to becoming an Olympian. It cost him six broken bones, three torn ligaments, three months in a wheelchair, a year and a half on crutches and hundreds of hours of physiotherapy, and he has no regrets.
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Wednesday 28 August 2013
London, United Kingdom
The Tongan men’s over-30’s tag rugby team successfully completed a British tour last week, after winning the 2013 London Tag Rugby Championships and defeating Great Britain’s over-30’s men’s tag rugby team in a one-off exhibition match.
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