Participants

Tyla NATHAN-WONG

Tyla NATHAN-WONG
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  01 Jul 1994
Age:  23
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  163
Weight (Kg):  58

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Women 1

Tyla NATHAN-WONG - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 16:53
Women Pool Round - Pool A
New Zealand
45
Kenya
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 19:33
Women Pool Round - Pool A
New Zealand
41
South Africa
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 12:49
Women Pool Round - Pool A
New Zealand
24
Canada
7
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 11:21
Women Semifinal
New Zealand
26
England
5
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 14:39
Gold Medal Event Women Gold Medal Match
Australia
12
New Zealand
17
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
Year Location Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 2

World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 1
2015/16 Various 2
2014/15 Various 1
2012/13 Various 1

World Cup
Year Location Rank
2013 Moscow, RUS 1

Nickname: The Boss ("That’s my nickname on the team because I do like to talk a bit while I’m on the field.") (All Blacks YouTube, 11 Jul 2016)
Hobbies

Music, films, travelling, reading, going to the beach, bush walking, extreme sports (Facebook, 5 Oct 2017)


Education: Sport and exercise science at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Allan BUNTING (NZL) (lastwordonrugby.com, 20 Sep 2017)


Position style: Back
Sporting relatives

Her mother, Deanne (nee WONG), and aunt, Sheree, represented New Zealand in touch football. (nzherald.co.nz, 27 Apr 2010)


Other sports

Represented New Zealand at the 2012 Tag Football World Cup and 2011 Touch World Cup. (SKY Sport NZ YouTube, 6 Jul 2016)


Reason: “My family is hugely (rugby) league-based, so my grandfather, brother, dad all played. When I went to school, Vania WOLFGRAM (NZL), who’s an ex Black Fern, was our sports coordinator at Lynfield College and introduced me to rugby.? (All Blacks YouTube, 11 Jul 2016)
Hero: "Anna RICHARDS (NZL), because she is a legend in the game and has paved the way for future players such as myself." (allblacks.com, 2016)
Influence: "My dad and grandad, as they have taught me all the basic skills." (allblacks.com, 2016)
Additional information

HERITAGE
Her maternal great-grandparents emigrated from Guangzhou, China, to New Zealand. Her maternal grandfather, David WONG, was born in New Zealand and was the first Chinese/New Zealander to play rugby league for Auckland. (CGTN YouTube, 4 Aug 2016)


TOP OF THE WORLD
Member of the New Zealand team that won the 2010 Rugby World Cup in England. (skynext.co.nz, 15 Sep 2015)


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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