President Kyota and Chef de Mission Bill Keldermans joined the five athletes from Palau and their coaches at the Palau Team Welcome Ceremony at the Olympic Village in Beijing. The Palau Team were welcomed by the Village Mayor and exchanged gifts with the Organizing committee. The Team Welcome Ceremony is the official welcome for teams to raise their flags at the olympic village. Team Palau athletes are Peoria Koshiba and Jesse Tamangrow in the 100m sprint athletics events, Amber Sikosang Yobech in the 50m freestyle Swiming and two wrestlers Elgin Tulop Elwais in the 55kg freestyle and greco roman and Florian Skilang Temengil in the 120 kg freestyle and greco roman.
Last Modified on 09/02/2009 14:46