Tonga at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

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Tonga at the
2014 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Tonga.svg
CGF codeTGA
CGA Tonga Sports Association and National Olympic Committee
Website oceaniasport.com/tonga
in Glasgow, Scotland
Competitors16 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Uaine Fa Jr [1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Tonga competed in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from 23 July – 3 August 2014. The country is represented by sixteen athletes in five sports. [2] Participating in their ninth Commonwealth Games, Tonga have won a total of three bronze medals during previous editions. Boxers Uaine Fa and Lomalito Moala, bronze medallists in 2010, are competing in Glasgow. [3]

Tonga country in Oceania

Tonga, officially named the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. The total surface area is about 750 square kilometres (290 sq mi) scattered over 700,000 square kilometres (270,000 sq mi) of the southern Pacific Ocean. The state has a population of 100,651 people, of whom 70% reside on the main island of Tongatapu.

2014 Commonwealth Games 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games sports event

The 2014 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XX Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Glasgow 2014,, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Commonwealth Games as governed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). It took place in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.

Glasgow City and council area in Scotland

Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2017 estimated city population of 621,020. Historically part of Lanarkshire, the city now forms the Glasgow City council area, one of the 32 council areas of Scotland; the local authority is Glasgow City Council. Glasgow is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. It is the fifth most visited city in the UK.

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Athletics

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event

Men
Track & road events
AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
ResultRankResultRankResultRank
Siueni Filimone 100 m 10.72 PB38Did not advance
Heamatangi Tuivai 400 m 49.5440Did not advance
Tongia Vakaafi Marathon N/A242:58:57

Boxing

Men
AthleteEventRound of 32Round of 16QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ikani Falekaono Light welterweight Flag of England.svg  Maxwell  (ENG)
L KO2
Did not advance
Oscar Finau Welterweight Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg  Davidson  (ANT)
W 3 - 0
Ulster banner.svg  Donnelly  (NIR)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Sosefo Falekaono Middleweight Flag of New Zealand.svg  Finau  (NZL)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Benjamin Taualii Light heavyweight ByeFlag of Wales 2.svg  Thorley  (WAL)
L KO1
Did not advance
Uaine Fa Super heavyweight N/AFlag of Nigeria.svg  Ajagba  (NGR)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance

Diving

Women
AthleteEventPreliminariesFinal
PointsRankPointsRank
Maria Zarka 1 m springboard 172.4513Did not advance
3 m springboard 184.4013Did not advance

Swimming

Men
AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Tong Li Panuve 50 m freestyle 27.5165Did not advance
Ifalemi Sau-Paea 24.34=31Did not advance
Tong Li Panuve 100 m freestyle 1:00.3458Did not advance
Ifalemi Sau-Paea 52.7626Did not advance
Tong Li Panuve 200 m freestyle 2:12.7036N/ADid not advance
Tong Li Panuve 400 m freestyle 4:49.3528N/ADid not advance
Ifalemi Sau-Paea 50 m butterfly 25.4019Did not advance
Ifalemi Sau-Paea 100 m butterfly 55.6218Did not advance
Women
AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Irene Prescott 50 m freestyle 28.7741Did not advance
100 m freestyle 1:05.5140Did not advance
50 m backstroke 34.6635Did not advance
50 m butterfly 31.9844Did not advance

Weightlifting

Men
AthleteEventSnatchClean & JerkTotalRank
ResultRankResultRank
Penisimani Siolaa −69 kg 90161201521015
Wilford Vea −105 kg 130915092809
Women
AthleteEventSnatchClean & JerkTotalRank
ResultRankResultRank
Suliana Fate +75 kg 7412921316613

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References

  1. "Tonga team for Commonwealth Games 2014". Matangi. Nuku'alofa, Tonga. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  2. "The Commonwealth Games Associations". https://www.glasgow2014.com/ . Glasgow 2014. Archived from the original on 25 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.External link in |website= (help)
  3. Commonwealth Games Federation database [ permanent dead link ]