Fiji’s Team To Rio

Fiji is scheduled to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.

This will be the nation's fourteenth appearance, having taken part in every summer games since 1956 except the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow due to the American-led boycott.

Leading the biggest ever team to leave our shores is Chef de Mission Cathy Wong, with deputy chef de mission Wayne O'Connor.

Included in the team by sports are:

1. Archery
Section manager Monika Elder, Coach Chong Yap Lee,
Athlete: Robert Elder

2. Athletics

Section manager Joseph Rodan, coaches James Goulding, Bola Tafou
Athletes: Leslie Copeland, Sisilia Seavula

3. Boxing
Coach: Napoleon Taumoepeau
Athlete Winston Hill

4. Football
Officials: General Manager Tarunesh Reddy, Section manager Yogendra Dutt, Coach Frank Farina, Assistant coach Ravinesh Kumar, Doctor Ronal Kumar, Physio Varoon Karan
Athletes: Filipe Baravilala, Nickel Chand, Jale Dreloa, Setareki Hughes, Roy Krishna, Samuela Nabenia, Praneel Naidu, Shaneel Naidu, Osea Tikomailepanoni Turagabeci, Ratu Savenaca Nakalevu, Alvin Singh, Simione Tamanisau, Antonio Tuivuna, Iosefo Verevou, Saula Waqa, Ratu Tevita Waranivalu, Anish Khem

5. Rugby 7s Men
Section manager: Ropate Kauvesi, coach Ben Ryan, Assistant coach Nacani Cawanibuka, Physio William Koong
Kitione Dawai, Apisai Domolailai, Ratu Osea Kolinisau, Semi Kunatani, Viliame Mata, Leone Nakarawa, Samisoni Viriviri, Vatemo Ravouvou, Savenaca Rawaca, Josua Tuisova, Jasa Veremalua, Jerry Tuwai
Ro Masivesi Dakuwaqa(travelling reserve)

Rugby 7s Women

Section Manager: Mathew Dooley, Coach: Chris Cracknell, Assistant coach Iliesa Tanivula, Physio: Jennifer Khalik
Athletes: Asena Rokomarama, Lavenia Tinai, Litia Naiqato, Luisa Tisolo, Merewai Cumu, Raijeli Daveua, Rebecca Tavo, Rusila Nagasau, Timaima Ravisa, Timaima Tamoi, Viniana Riwai, Ana Maria Roqica
Jiowana Sauto(travelling reserve)

6. Shooting

Section Manager Henry Stephen
Athlete Glenn Kable

7. Swimming

Section manager Sharon Smith
Athlete: Matelita Buadromo, Meli Malani

8. Judo

Coach Wasaki Takashi, Training Partner: Matsumoto Shuzo,
Athlete: Josateki Naulu

9. Table Tennis

Section Manager Anthony Ho

Athlete: Sally Yee

10. Weightlifting

Section manager Atma Maharaj
Coach: Joe Vueti
Athletes: Apolonia Vaivai, Manueli Tulo


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Upcoming Games:


Youth Olympic Games – Buenos Aires, Argentina, 6th – 18th October, 2018

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