Tuvalu at the Commonwealth Games

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Tuvalu at the
Commonwealth Games
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Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
Commonwealth Games

Tuvalu first participated in the Commonwealth Games in 1998, when a weightlifter attended the games held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[1] Tuvalu has subsequently sent teams to compete in the Commonwealth Games in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.

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Tuvalu is unranked on the all-time medal tally of the Commonwealth Games, having never won a medal.

History[edit]

The Official Logo of the Tuvalu Commonwealth Games Association

Tuvalu first participated in the Commonwealth Games in 1998, when a weightlifter attended the games held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[1]

At the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England, Tuvalu was represented by two table tennis players - Alan Puga Resture and Teokila Maleko.

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.[2]

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, Tuvaluan athletes participated in the discus, shot put and weightlifting events.[1] Tuau Lapua Lapua finished in 15th position in the men’s final for weightlifting (62 kg), with a lift of 220 kg.[3] 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.[3]

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.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "CGF - Tuvalu". Commonwealth Games Federation. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tuvaluan Team". Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games". Commonwealth Games Federation. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Commonwealth Games Glasgow - Tuvalu". Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014.