Tuvalu at the Commonwealth Games
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|Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)|
Tuvalu first participated in the Commonwealth Games in 1998, when a weightlifter attended the games held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tuvalu has subsequently sent teams to compete in the Commonwealth Games in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.
Tuvalu is unranked on the all-time medal tally of the Commonwealth Games, having never won a medal.
At the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, Tuvalu were represented by Alan Puga Resture & Napetari Tioti, participating in table tennis events, and was represented by shooter Geoffrey Ludbrook and weightlifter Logona Esau.
At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, Tuvaluan athletes participated in the discus, shot put and weightlifting events. Tuau Lapua Lapua finished in 15th position in the men’s final for weightlifting (62 kg), with a lift of 220 kg. Fakepelu Sileti entered the discus throw and the shot putt events and reached 14th position in the qualifying rounds of the men’s shot putt, with a distance of 12.62 metres.
Tuvalu sent a team of 5 to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland comprising Logona Esau, Tuau Lapua Lapua and Kaie Luenita in weightlifting; and Kaimalie Resture and Alan Resture in table tennis.
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- "Tuvaluan Team". Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
- "Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games". Commonwealth Games Federation. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
- "Commonwealth Games Glasgow - Tuvalu". Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
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