London 2012 News
Patrick Mahon is the Judo coach for Sled Dowwabobo (pictured left) from Nauru. He has previously trained many different athletes from across the Pacific, but for the London 2012 Olympic Games his official role will be to coach Dowwabobo.
The North West is host to the Oceania training camps ahead of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Kendal in the English lakes is one of the first to welcome athletes to the region. The boxing team from the tiny island of Nauru talk about their schedule and the cultural differences compared to back home.
Super Heavy Weight Itte Detenamo sets a new Clean & Jerk record at the IWF Continental Clubs Grand Prix, Weightlifting Championship held in Penang(Malaysia) from the 11th to the 16th December 2010.
What a great achivement for Yukio Peter to win gold for Nauru in the 77kg division.
It was a very close battle between Nauru and the Nigerian.
Organised under the direction of the ITTF Development Programme Scott Houston, the Oceania Development Officer, Click link for full details of the Olympic Solidarity Table tennis visit.
To win a medal Itte would have needed to get 448kg total.