Participants

Thadius KATUA

Thadius KATUA
Birth Date:  04 Nov 1997
Age:  20
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  168
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BOX Boxing Men's 60kg 5

Thadius KATUA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 18:49
Men's 60kg Round of 32
Thadius KATUA
W
Adeola SOYOYE
L
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 20:46
Men's 60kg Round of 16
Thadius KATUA
W
Henry KIA
L
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 20:40
Men's 60kg Quarterfinal 4
Michael McDONAGH
W
Thadius KATUA
L
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 60kg R32

Coach

PERSONAL: Raphael LARE (PNG) (pngindustrynews.net, 12 Aug 2016)
NATIONAL: Joe AUFA (PNG) (looppng.com, 21 Jul 2016)


Position style: Orthodox (AIBA, Aug 2015)
Additional information

VICTORY
Won a title in the men's 60kg category at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games, Papua New Guinea. (pg2015.gems.pro, 18 Jul 2015)


CHARITY
Part of a Papua New Guinea boxing team that took on an Australian team in March 2017, to raise funds for Australian returned services charity Soldier On and Network Kokoda, which finances projects to help the communities along the Kokoda Track. (dailytelegraph.com.au, 28 Mar 2017)


YOUTHFUL PROSPECT
Became the first athlete from Papua New Guinea to win gold at a Youth Commonwealth Games with victory in the men's 60kg category at the 2015 Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa. (emtv.com.pg, 19 Sep 2015)


TOUGH START
Boxed for the first time in 2012. His first pair of gloves were older than he was and the ring was a roped-off patch of dirt. (skerah.com, 7 Aug 2016)

TATTOO
Has scars on his arms that are from the coming-of-age ritual for young men in his area. “It’s a tradition to make you feel like you become a man. They make the marks with a coconut stick by tapping the skin until it bleeds so it leaves a tattoo.” (skerah.com, 7 Aug 2016)


ISOLATED
He comes from a small village on the island of Buka, which is next to Bougainville in Papua New Guinea where the main mode of transport is canoe. (skerah.com, 7 Aug 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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