2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2
Sunday, 27 July
Four Nauruan athletes competed
today (Sunday 27 July) in weightlifting, boxing and athletics.
Eighteen year old Tom-Jaye Waibeiya
started the day in the men's 77kg weightlifting B group. His best
snatch lift was 105kg and his best clean & jerk lift is
In the 100 metre sprints Joshua
Jeremiah ran 11.46 seconds but Chrisssa Detenamo was eliminated
from running due to a false start in her heat.
Later in the day Nauru's final
boxer Alfonse Deireragea fought against Kenyan Nicholas Okongo
Okoth but lost the preliminary match eliminating him for
Team Nauru's final competitor is
super heavy weight lifter Itte Detenamo. Itte has won silver and
bronze medals in previous Commonwealth Games and hopes to grab a
gold medal this time round.
However he has tough competition
with a few other good lifters in his division of 105+kg
Itte's event is on Thursday 31
TJ cleans 140 kilos in his second attempt.
Joshua Jeremiah ran his heat in 11.46s.
Chrissa Detenamo (4th from right) was taken out of
her race after a false start.
Alfonse (blue) fights Kenya in his first Commonwealth Games