Participants

Samuel OLIECH

Samuel OLIECH
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  15 Dec 1993
Age:  24
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  184
Weight (Kg):  90

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men 8

Samuel OLIECH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 10:15
Men Pool Round - Pool C
Canada
10
Kenya
26
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:17
Men Pool Round - Pool C
New Zealand
40
Kenya
7
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 20:27
Men Pool Round - Pool C
Kenya
47
Zambia
0
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 10:15
Men Placing 5-8
Australia
33
Kenya
5
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 13:11
Men Placing 7-8
Kenya
24
Wales
28
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
Year Location Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 11

World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 12
2015/16 Various 7

Nickname: Sammy, SSBeezy (“One of my first nicknames from high school. All boys go through that phase where they think they are rappers.â€?) (Kiss 100 Kenya YouTube, 22 Jul 2016)
Hobbies

Listening to music, watching anime, shopping for snapbacks and sneakers (shujaapride.com, 22 Mar 2016)


Education: Computer Pride College, Kenya
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Oscar OSIR (KEN) (impalasaracens.com, 24 Sep 2017)
NATIONAL: Innocent SIMIYU (KEN) (the-star.co.ke, 23 Sep 2017)


Other sports

Played football with with Kenyan second division side Ligi Ndogo as a junior. (mpasho-news.com, 23 Apr 2016)


National team: 2015 at the African qualifiers in South Africa
National league: National Sevens Circuit
Reason: When I joined (St Mary’s School) I used to play soccer. But since the football department was not doing well I started playing touch rugby. That is where the (rugby) captain Kimeu MWITHI (KEN) saw me and forced me to join his team.â€? (mpasho-news.com, 23 Apr 2016)
Ambition: Play professional rugby overseas in an elite competition. (shujaapride.com, 22 Mar 2016)
Hero: New Zealand rugby players Dan CARTER and Israel DAGG (shujaapride.com, 22 Mar 2016)
Additional information

DOPPELGANGER
Comparisons have been made regarding his resemblance to British actor Idris ELBA. Subsequently, has been nicknamed the 'young Idris Elba'. (nation.co.ke, 22 Apr 2016)


SPIRIT ANIMAL
Has a passion for pandas. (Instagram, 19 Sep 2017)


Social Media

Legend

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

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