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SCAIFE Grant Team Official
SIMMONS Mike Team Official
SINCLAIR Cameron Athlete
SMITH Byron Athlete
SNYDERS Glenn Athlete
SORENSON Scend Team Official
SWANEPOEL Corney Athlete
TAUVUA - HILL Belinda Athlete
THOMAS Matthew Athlete
TINKLE Mark Athlete
TOFITAO Bianca Athlete
TOM Henry Athlete
TOMS Steven Athlete
TORR Veronica Athlete
TOTOREWA Darren Athlete

SINCLAIR Cameron
First Name Last Name Gender
Cameron Sinclair Male
Sport Weightlifting
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position Under 62kg
Personal Best 190kg
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
February 2004 New Zealand Junior Record Holder
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
February 2004 New Zealand Junior Oceania Champ
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2005 Sydney Youth Games
Other Interesting Information
Hold all the records for my age group and weight.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
I'm short.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

SMITH Byron
First Name Last Name Gender
Byron Smith Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 110m Hurdles
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2001
March 2003
Dec 2003
March 2004
Feb 2004
Under 18 New Zealand Secondary School Championships - 100m Hurdles
Under 18 New Zealand Club Championships - 110m Hurdles
Under 18 New Zealand Secondary School Championships - 110m Hurdles
Under 20 New Zealand Club Championships - 110m Hurdles
Under 21 Australian Championships - 110m Hurdles
2nd
1st
1st
1st
9th
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Feb 2004 Ran For New Zealand At The Australian Championships, Under 21
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 2004
March 2005
April 2005
Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Australian Championships, Under 20
Australian Championsihps Under 20 & Under 23
Other Interesting Information
Many records from my younger age for long jump and 1 record for hurdles.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Wanting to make it to the Commonwealth Games, maybe even the Olympics. I enjoy keeping fit and achieving new goals
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
I train with James Mortimer who I admire a lot for the hurdles because of his ranking and for the person he is. He is dedicated to his running.

SNYDERS Glenn
First Name Last Name Gender
Glenn Snyders Male
Sport Swimming
Event/s 50m, 100m & 200m Breaststroke
200m Individual Medley
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m Breaststroke: 1.01.23 Sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2003
2003
August 2004
Age Group Championships - 5 Gold Medals
Australian Age Group Championships - 2 Gold Medals
British Age Group Championships - 2 Silver Medals
New Zealand Age Group Championships - 5 Gold Medals
New Zealand Trials - 1.01.23 For 100m Breaststroke S C -
1st



1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position

2000
2001
2003
2004
Have Represented New Zealand Teams For Past 4 Years.
Pacific School Games
Australian Age Group Championships
Youth Olympics
Oceania Games / Commonwealth Youth Games




Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 04
January 2005
January 2005
Commonwealth Youth Games
Youth Pan Pacifics
Youth Olympic Games
Other Interesting Information
Hold age group records in both 50m, 100m & 200m breaststroke for the 15, 16 & 17 years age groups. I enjoy all sports.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Was good at it and took it up full time.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Ed Moses - being a good breaststroker, I look up to him.

SWANEPOEL Corney
First Name Last Name Gender
Corney Swanepoel Male
Sport Swimming
Event/s 100m Butterfly
4 X 100m Medley Relay
50m & 100m Freestyle
50m Butterfly
200m Freestyle
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 13th Placing At The Olympic Games In The 100m Butterfly
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
World Championships, Montreal
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

TAUVUA - HILL Belinda
First Name Last Name Gender
Belinda Tauvua - Hill Female
Sport Badminton
Event/s Women's Doubles
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
New Zealand Under 21 Women's Doubles Winner
New Zealand Junior Championships Womens Doubles Winner
New Zealand Junior Championships Mixed Doubles Runner-up
1st
1st
2nd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Tri-nation Series Between Australia, New Zealand & Canada
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2004 Commonwealth Youth Games
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My mum
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

THOMAS Matthew
First Name Last Name Gender
Matthew Thomas Male
Sport Swimming
Event/s Butterfly
Freestyle
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 50m Butterfly - 2479
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
New Zealand Open Nationals, 50m Butterfly
New Zealand Age Group Nationals, New Zealand Youth Squad - 50m Butterfly
New Zealand Age Group Nationals - 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle & 100m Butterfly
2nd
2nd
2nd, 2nd & 3rd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Australian Age Group Nationals - 50m Freestyle 8th
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
January 05 Australian Youth Olympic Festival
Other Interesting Information
50m Butterfly 16 year old short course New Zealand record - twice. I also play school hockey and my nickname is Tommo.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Natural progression.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Alexander Popov.

TINKLE Mark
First Name Last Name Gender
Mark Tinkle Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s High Jump
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 1.94m
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
New Zealand National Athletics Championships - Under 18 High Jump
New Zealand National Athletics Championships - Under 20 High Jump
1st
3rd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
4 - 5 Dec 04 New Zealand Secondary Schools Athletics Championships
Other Interesting Information
I like to play basketball for fun now, but I used to represent Wellington in age grade representative teams. I love to eat McDonalds and watch the Rocky movies. I like to feed ducks at the local pond.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
The McEvedy Sheild - a major athletics competition between the four major boys schools in Wellington.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Michael Jordan.

TOFITAO Bianca
First Name Last Name Gender
Bianca Tofitao Female
Sport Tenpin Bowling
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 248
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
I play any sport that comes around. Hobbies include music, computer, PlayStation 2, texting & sports. Nickname is "Binky"
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My nana. I took up bowling when I was 18 months old.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

TOM Henry
First Name Last Name Gender
Henry Tom Male
Sport Badminton
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best National Title
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
Tri-nations ( Teams )
New Zealand Under 16s Championships
1st
1st
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
I like cars and all other sports.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Michael Jordan

TOMS Steven
First Name Last Name Gender
Steven Toms Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position Middle Weight / Intermediate Under 75kg
Personal Best New Zealand Champ
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2001
2003
Novice - Under 67kg Champion - Golden Gloves
Light Heavyweight Champion - Golden Gloves
New Zealand Middleweight Champion - Golden Gloves
New Zealand Middleweight National Champion

No 1
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
New Zealand V Queensland
New Zealand Vs N S W
New Zealand Invitation Vs A C T
New Zealand V Tahiti
Winner
Won & Lost
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
23 - 25 Sept 04
Nov - Dec 04
New Zealand National Championships
Commonwealth Youth Games
Other Interesting Information
I used to coach netball. I had an ear operation and also had back problems.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Getting fit and losing weight.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

TORR Veronica
First Name Last Name Gender
Veronica Torr Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 200m
Long Jump
400m Hurdles
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
National Inter-secondary Schools Championships
National Inter-secondary Schools Championships
4 Gold Medals
Long Jump - Gold; 200m - Bronze
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003 Australian Youth Olympics - 100m Hurdles & Relays 3rd & 2nd
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
4th Dec
2005
National Secondary Schools Championships
New Zealand Nationals
Other Interesting Information
Sustained many stress fractures to my back & feet.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My coach, Tara
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Sarah Ulmer, because she does it all be herself.

TOTOREWA Darren
First Name Last Name Gender
Darren Totorewa Male
Sport Weightlifting
Event/s & Rugby
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 227.5
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
Under 16s 105+ Weightlifting
Under 16s 105+ Weightlifting
Under 16s 105+ Weightlifting
Under 16s 105+ Weightlifting
Age Group Competition - Weightliftin
1st
1st
1st
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
Counties Manukau Under 16's Rugby
Waicoa Bay Under 18s Rep. - League

Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
16/10/04 Nationals Weightlifting
Other Interesting Information
Hold records in Under 16's clean & jerk and snatch. Involved in rugby at senior level.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Watching my mate Robert Katy lifting. He inspired me to take up the sport.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Kees Meeuws and Nigel Avery.

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