olympic games

Team Cook Islands have been attending the Olympic games since 1988. The efforts of the athletes, and delegates have been outstanding.

THE OLYMPIC CHANNEL

teaching Resources

If you are struggling with content, topics, and educational points around the international scope of the Olympics be sure to click the link below and use the resources available

Olympism In Sport

Olympism is a philosophy of life that Cook Islands Sports National Olympic Committee strive to incorporate in its own values. Learn more about how the IOC promotes Olympism in Society.

Leading the Olympic Movement

The goal of the Olympic Movement is to contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport.

YOG BUENOS AIRES 2018

Bede Aitu is our only athlete that competed at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games 2018. !

PREVIOUS COOK ISLAND OLYMPIANS

ATHLETICS

William Taramai (Seoul 1988)
Erin Tierney (Seoul 1988)
Teina Teiti (Sydney, 2000)
Mark Sherwin (Barcelona, 1992 & Atlanta, 1996)
Teina Teiti (Sydney, 2000)
Harmon Harmon (Athens 2004)
Apii Tapoki (Athens, 2004 & Beijing, 2008)
Gordon Teokotai Heather (Beijing 2008)
Patrick Tuara (London 2012)
Patricia Taea (London, 2012, Rio, 2016)
Alex Beddoes (Rio 2016 – Athletics)

BOXING

Zekaria Williams (Seoul, 1988)
Richard Pittman (Seoul, 1988)
Terepai Maea (Seoul, 1988)

CANOEING & SAILING

Ella Nicholas (Rio, 2016 – Canoeing)
Bryden Nicholas (Rio, 2016 – Canoeing)
Turia Vogel (Atlanta, 1996 & Sydney, 2000)
Joshua Utanga (London, 2012 – Sailing)
Helema Williams (London, 2012 – Sailing)
Peter Taua Henry (Rio, 2016 – Sailing)
Helema Williams (London, 2012 – Sailing)
Teau McKenzie (Rio, 2016 – Sailing)

sWIMMING

Petero Okotai (Beijing 2008)
Celeste Brown (London, 2012)
Zachary Tepaia Payne (London, 2012)
Wesley Roberts (Rio, 2016)
Tracey Keith-Matchitt (Rio, 2016)

WEIGHTLIFTING

Mike Tererui (Seoul, 1988)
Joseph Kauvai (Seoul 1988)
Sam Nunuke Pera (Barcelona, 1992 & Atlanta, 1996 & Athens, 2004)
Sam Junior Pera (Beijing, 2008)
Luisa Peters (Rio, 2016 & London, 2012)

Cook Islands Sports National Olympic Committee

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