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Hector Hatch

Full name: Hector Rex Hatch
Gender: Male
Born: August 10, 1936 in Suva, Rewa, Fiji
Died: April 14, 2016 in Lautoka, Ba, Fiji
Country: FIJ Fiji
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Hector Hatch boxed for Fiji at the 1956 Olympics. He was an executive member of the Fiji Amateur Boxing Association in 1958, and served as secretary-general for President for the next 34 years, retiring in 1992. He was also a boxing official, was technical official in charge of boxing at the inaugural 1963 South Pacific Games, and later served the same role at the 1971 and 1979 Games. From 1966-83 Hatch was a trainer for the Fijian national team that competed at the 1966 and 1969 South Pacific Games and the 1974 Commonwealth Games. He was also the competition manager for boxing at the 2003 South Pacific Games.

Hatch helped Fiji become affiliated with the Oceania Amateur Boxing Association. Locally he helped organize the Chairman’s Boxing Club, where he worked as a trainer, and helped found the Suva Youth Centre Boxing Club in 1964, where he was a trainer and manager from 1964-66. Hatch later set up the Western District Boxing Association in 1966 and was a secretary and trainer there from 1966-69.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Men's Welterweight Fiji FIJ 9T

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Fiji FIJ Round One Match #6 2 1956-11-24 Linca (ROU) , Hatch (FIJ)
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