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Asenate Manoa

Full name: Asenate Manoa
Nickname(s): Nancy
Gender: Female
Weight: 101 lbs (46 kg)
Born: May 23, 1992 in Kioa, Cakaudrove, Fiji
Affiliations: Matagigali Club
Country: TUV Tuvalu
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Asenate Manoa was the first female athlete from Tuvalu to compete at the Olympics. Her preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games shows all the elements of the pioneers of the early 20th century. Her initial training was on the runway of Funafuti International Airport, although she continued training in Fiji. Her race in Beijing was not only her Olympics début but also her first race on a synthetic track using starting blocks.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2008 Summer 16 Beijing Athletics Women's 100 metres Tuvalu TUV 8 h2 r1/4
2012 Summer 20 London Athletics Women's 100 metres Tuvalu TUV 7 h2 r1/4

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) RT L
2008 Summer 16 Beijing Athletics Tuvalu Round One Heat Two 8 14.05 0.205 2
2012 Summer 20 London Athletics Tuvalu Preliminary Round Heat Two 7 13.48 0.178
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