Four athletes brought two gold and two silver medals back to Tonga from the 2019 Special Olympics World Games held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 14 -21 March. The athletes showed off their medals at a congratulatory dinner last night, 25 March, at Friends Café organized by their sponsors Digicel Tonga.
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Results for Special Olympics
Tuesday 26 March 2019
Saturday 16 March 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Team Tonga marched proudly at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirites on 14 March. Athletes in the four-member team are Manatu Paletua (Shot put), Paula Tupou (Shot put), Ane Lomana Tuiketei (Shot put) and Siaosi Mo'ata Mo'ui He Lotu Palanite (100m Run).
Tuesday 19 February 2019
A $18,000 pa'anga sponsorship has been given to Tonga’s Special Olympic Team by Digicel Tonga last Thursday, 14 February - a boost for the team ahead of the Special Olympics World Games held in Abu Dhabi next month.
Monday 3 August 2015
Los Angeles, USA
A Gold medal won by 100m sprinter Tomasi Ma’asi at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, brings Tonga's medal tally to five. Every member of the team has won a medal - earning Tonga a full set of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the Games that ended on 2 August in Los Angeles, USA.
Monday 9 December 2013
The Tonga team has won nine medals at the Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games that ended last week in Newcastle, Australia. The eight athletes are expected tp return to Tonga early Tuesday morning, Dcember 10. A celebratory march will be held in Nuku'alofa, organised by a Special Olympics Committee leaving from the Tonga Red Cross Offices on Hala Taufa'ahau at 9:00am. A program will be held at the Digicel Christmas Tree Square at 10:00am.