Etimoni Timuani

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Etimoni Timuani
Reme Timuani.jpg
Timuani in 2011
Personal information
Full name Etimoni Timuani
Date of birth (1991-10-14) 14 October 1991 (age 27)[1][2]
Place of birth Funafuti
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Tofaga
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Tofaga A
2011 Lakena United A
2012 Tofaga A (3)
2012 Tofaga B (8)
National team
2011– Tuvalu 9 (1)
2011– Tuvalu futsal 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Etimoni (Reme) Timuani (born 14 October 1991[1] in Funafuti) is a Tuvaluan sportsman. He is a former footballer and a current sprinter specializing in the 100 m distance. Reme is a father-of-two from Funafuti who works for the Tuvalu National Provident Fund, the national pension scheme.[3]

Club career[edit]

Reme played in 2011 for Lakena United A. In 2012, he has played for Tofaga A. In 2014, he has played for FC Manu Laeva. Reme was the top goalscorer in the NBT Cup for B teams in 2012, with 8 goals.

The 2013 Tuvalu Games football champion team were FC Tofaga; winning the final against Nauti FC 1–0, with Reme scoring.[4]

International career[edit]

Reme played in May 2011 with Tuvalu national futsal team at the Oceanian Futsal Championship, he played all four games.

He made his debut for the Tuvalu national football team in the game against Samoa on 22 August 2011. He played five games for the Tuvalu national football team at the Pacific games 2011 as Defender: against American Samoa,[5] Vanuatu,[6] New Caledonia,[7] Solomon Islands,[8] and Guam.[9]

Honours[edit]

Individual honours[edit]

  • NBT Cup for B teams Top Scorer: 2012

Athletics[edit]

Etimoni Timuani
Personal information
Height184 cm (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)100 m
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)11.72 (2015)[1]
Updated on 29 August 2015.

Reme represented Tuvalu in Athletics at the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.[10] He was however disqualified in the 100 m heats due to a false start. He competed in the Men's 100 metres event at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China with a time of 11.72 seconds in the preliminary heat.[11] He qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 100 m event.[2][12] He achieved a time of 11.81 seconds in the preliminary heat.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Etimoni Timuani | Profile. iaaf.org. Retrieved on 2016-08-03.
  2. ^ a b c Etimoni Timuani Archived 2 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
  3. ^ Tsathas, Alexandros (2 August 2016). "In the running". Honi Soit. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Tuvalu 2013 – Tuvalu Games". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 12 December 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Tuvalu have defeated American Samoa 4–0 in their men's Group A match at Rivière Salée in Noumea on day one of the XIV Pacific Games". Oceania Football Confederation. 27 August 2011. Archived from the original on 28 September 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Vanuatu have beaten Tuvalu 5–1 in their men's Group A match at Riviere Salée in Nouméa at the XIV Pacific Games". Oceania Football Confederation. 30 August 2011. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  7. ^ "New Caledonia have defeated Tuvalu 8–0 in their men's Group A match at Riviere Salée in Nouméa at the XIV Pacific Games". Oceania Football Confederation. 1 September 2011. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Solomon Islands have beaten Tuvalu in their men's Group A match at Rivière Salée in Nouméa at the XIV Pacific Games". Oceania Football Confederation. 3 September 2011. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Guam and Tuvalu have drawn 1–1 in their men's Group A match at Rivière Salée in Nouméa at the XIV Pacific Games". Oceania Football Confederation. 4 September 2011. Archived from the original on 4 October 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  10. ^ 2015 Pacific Games - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Pg2015.gems.pro (2015-07-13). Retrieved on 2016-08-03.
  11. ^ "Men's 100 metres qualification results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  12. ^ "The Underdogs: 15 Olympic Athletes That Could Shock the World". Rolling Stone. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  13. ^ "Men's 100m - Standings". Rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.

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