Walter Tin Kit ("Sneeze") Achiu (Simplified Chinese: 徐天杰) (born August 3, 1902 in Honolulu, Hawaii and died March 21, 1989) was an American football player. He was a graduate of Saint Louis College (now Saint Louis School) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Achiu is most well known for being the first person of east Asian descent to play in the National Football League. He was one of the first people of a minority to play in any major American professional sports league, preceding Jackie Robinson's entry to Major League Baseball by twenty years. He was elected into the University of Dayton Athletic Hall of Fame in 1974.
Achiu was a standout three sport athlete (football, baseball, and track) at the University of Dayton from 1922-1927.
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