VASNOC presentation to Team Vanuatu For Rio 2016
VASANOC presentation to Team Vanuatu For Rio 2016
article from Daily Post
Vasanoc Officaly addressed the Team Vanuatu for Rio 2016 on Thursday 28 July 2016.
The Athletes and Coaches present were Yoshua Shing and Coach Ham Lulu, Joe Mahit and Coach Florence Daoleuang and Boe Warawara and Coach Uri Warawara, Rower Luigi Teleimb and Coach Matt Cameron were already in Rio with the Chef de Mission Allan Kalfabun.
Also present was VASANOC President Antoine Boudier, VASANOC SG Cyrille Mainguy, VASANOC CEO, Henry Tavao, Chairlady of Athlete's Commission, Ms Anolyn Lulu, VASANOC/VAN2017 Member, Joe Bormal Carlo and Warawara's Technical Trainer John Szigeti.
In this event, VASANOC presented each Athlete and coaches with bags, Tracksuits, Polo-Shirts, T-Shirs, Caps, Baggage TAgs, Singlets, Lapels Pins, Vanuatu Tourism promotional book, Per Diems for Athletes and Pre-Validated (Acrrediation) cards for the Games.The accreditation cards also acts as Visas to enter Brazil fo rthe games.
Words of encouragement came from Mr Boudier, Mr Mainguy, Mr Carlo and Ms Lulu.Teh event also marked a solemn when VASANOC President declared MrYoshua Shing as the Flagbearer for Team Vanuatu in the Opening Ceremony.
Shing is only Ni-Vanuatu Athlete who has qualified for two consecutive Olympic Games and was Flagbearer for Team Vanuatu in the Delhi and Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2010 and 2014 and started representing Vanuatu when he was merely 12yrs old.
VASANOC and Vanuatu Sporting Family wish team Vanuatu, all the best for the Games!!!