Tio Etita

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Tio Etita
Personal information
Nationality Kiribati
Born (1994-11-23) 23 November 1994 (age 23)
Sport Running
Achievements and titles
National finals 2010 Kiribati Athletics Championships : 100 m – bronze
Personal best(s)100 m: 14.43 (2010)
Updated on 11 June 2012.

Tio Etita (born 23 November 1994) is an I-Kiribati sprinter that participated at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics (100 m) and at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships (60 m). Her overall ranking at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics was 32nd setting a new personal best with a time of 14.43 seconds. She placed third in the 100 m 2010 Kiribati Athletics Championships with a time of 14.8 seconds. [1]

Kiribati island nation in the central Pacific Ocean

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is a sovereign state in Micronesia in the central Pacific Ocean. The permanent population is just over 110,000 (2015), more than half of whom live on Tarawa Atoll. The state comprises 32 atolls and reef islands and one raised coral island, Banaba. They have a total land area of 800 square kilometres (310 sq mi) and are dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometres. Their spread straddles both the equator and the 180th meridian, although the International Date Line goes round Kiribati and swings far to the east, almost reaching the 150°W meridian. This brings the Line Islands into the same day as the Kiribati Islands. Kiribati's easternmost islands, the southern Line Islands, south of Hawaii, have the most advanced time on Earth: UTC+14 hours.

Sprint (running) running over a short distance in a limited period of time

Sprinting is running over a short distance in a limited period of time. It is used in many sports that incorporate running, typically as a way of quickly reaching a target or goal, or avoiding or catching an opponent. Human physiology dictates that a runner's near-top speed cannot be maintained for more than 30–35 seconds due to the depletion of phosphocreatine stores in muscles, and perhaps secondarily to excessive metabolic acidosis as a result of anaerobic glycolysis.

2010 Summer Youth Olympics 2010 edition of the Summer Youth Olympics

The 2010 Summer Youth Olympics were the first edition of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), an international multi-sport and cultural event for youths based on the tradition of the Olympic Games. Held in Singapore from 14 to 26 August 2010, it was the first International Olympic Committee-sanctioned event held in Southeast Asia. The Games featured about 3,600 athletes aged 14–18 from 204 nations, who competed in 201 events in 26 sports. No official medal tables were published, but the most successful nation was China, followed by Russia; hosts Singapore did not win any gold medals. Most unique features of the YOG, such as mixed-NOCs teams and the Culture and Education Programme (CEP), made their debut at the 2010 Games.

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  1. "KAA Championships". Kiribati Athletics Association. May 30, 2010. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
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