Emanuele Fuamatu

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Emanuele Fuamatu
Personal information
Full name Emanuele Tusitatino Tauolo Fuamatu
Born (1989-10-27) October 27, 1989 (age 27)
Sydney, Australia
Education University of Sydney Bachelor of International Relations and Law
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight 140 kg (310 lb)
Country  Samoa
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Updated on 25 April 2013.

Emanuele Fuamatu (born 27 October 1989) is a Samoan athlete. He competed for Samoa in shot put at the 2012 Summer Olympics where he did not advance to the final.[1] Emanuele Fuamatu competed for Australia at the 2005 IAAF World Youth Championships, 2006 IAAF World Junior Championships, and the 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships.[2] Emanuele Fuamatu was a recipient of the International Olympic Committee Solidarity Scholarship.[3] He holds the current Male NSW Under 16, Under 18, Under 20, and Open Shot Put Records.[4] He is the current Oceania and Australian Champion in the Men's Shot Put.[5] Emanuele Fuamatu won the Shot Put in the Australian Junior Championships in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.[6] His 20.54 metre effort with the 6 kg as a junior ranked him third worldwide in 2008.[7] He attends University in Sydney, Australia, majoring in Law.[8]

Fuamatu won silver at the 2011 Pacific Games with a throw of 18.11 metres.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 22nd (q) Shot put (6 kg) 17.97 m
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 9th Shot put (6 kg) 19.11 m
Representing  Samoa
2010 Oceania Championships Cairns, Australia 3rd Shot put 16.54 m
2011 Oceania Championships (Regional Division East) Apia, Samoa 1st Shot put 17.79 m
2nd Discus throw 42.14 m
1st Hammer throw 46.70 m
Pacific Games Nouméa, New Caledonia 2nd Shot put 18.11 m
2012 Oceania Championships (Regional Division East) Cairns, Australia 1st Shot put 18.26 m


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