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Crown Prince & Princess supports Tonga at London Olympics

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14 August 2012 Tonga is one of the 17 Padific Island nations represented at the 2012 Olympic Game held in London, England this year.

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala and Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku'aho were His Majesty King Tupou VI's representative at the Olympic, who offered support to Tonga's National Olympian team.

The Closing Ceremony for the Olympics was held at the m on Augsut 13. Hundreds of thousands of people bid farewell to the 2012 Olympics as three nations, China, USA and Great Britain who tops the medal charts pays tribute to the conclusion of a 16 day successful Game.

Tonga's hope for the 2012 Olympics

The Oceanic island nation of Tonga is competing at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, United Kingdom from July 27 - August 12, 2012

Tonga is one of 17 countries from the Pacific represented at the 2012 Olympics. Tonga's team is made up of three athelics, 'Amini Fonua (swimming), 'Ana Pou'uhila (athletics) and Joseph Andy Lui (athletics)

Results table:

Joseph Andy Lui -

Completed in August 4  in Men's 100m preliminaries, Heat 1 and ranked 4 with 11.17  (mark)

Amini Fonua -

Compted on July 28 in Men's 100m Breaststroke Heats, Heat 1 and ranked 1 at 1:03.65(mark)

'Ana Pou'ulhila

Competed on 6 August in Women's Shot Put Qualification, Group 2 and ranked 14 with 15.80 m (mark)

Royal Representatives

Their Royal Highnesses were amongst the list of high profile dignitaries who attended the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium, East London on August 22.

  • Albania: His Excellency Mr Sali Berisha, Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania
  • Algeria: His Excellency Mr Ahmed Ouyahia, Prime Minister of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
  • Andorra: His Excellency Señor Antoni Martí Petit, Prime Minister of the Principality of Andorra
  • Armenia: His Excellency Mr Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia
  • Austria: His Excellency Mr Werner Faymann, Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria
  • Azerbaijan: His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas: His Excellency Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor-General of The Bahamas
  • Bangladesh: Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Honourable Prime Minister of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
  • Belgium: His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, His Excellency Mr Elio Di Rupo, Prime Minister of Belgium
  • Brazil: Her Excellency Ms Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil
  • Bulgaria: His Excellency Mr Rosen Plevneliev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Canada: His Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston, CC, CMM, COM, CD, Governor-General of Canada
  • China: State Councillor Dai Bingguo
  • Croatia: His Excellency Mr Ivo Josipović, President of the Republic of Croatia
  • Cyprus: His Excellency Mr Demetris Christofias, President of the Republic of Cyprus
  • Czech Republic: His Excellency Mr Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic
  • Denmark: Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark, Queen Margrethe II, Her Excellency Mrs Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Djibouti: His Excellency Mr Dileita Mohamed Dileita, Prime Minister of the Republic of Djibouti
  • Dominica: His Excellency Dr Nicholas Liverpool, President of the Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Estonia: His Excellency Mr Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia
  • Fiji: His Excellency Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, President of the Republic of Fiji
  • Finland: His Excellency Mr Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland
  • France: His Excellency Mr Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister of France
  • Gabon: His Excellency Mr Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic
  • Georgia: His Excellency Mr Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia
  • Germany: His Excellency Mr Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Guam: The Honourable Edward Jerome Baza Calvo, Governor of Guam
  • Haiti: His Excellency Monsieur Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Hungary: His Excellency Mr János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary
  • Iceland: His Excellency Mr Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland
  • Ireland: His Excellency Mr Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland
  • Italy: His Excellency Mr Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Republic of Italy
  • Côte d'Ivoire: His Excellency Mr Alassane Dramane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
  • Jamaica: The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, ON, MP, Prime Minister of Jamaica
  • Kazakhstan: His Excellency Mr Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Kenya: His Excellency Mr Mwai Kibaki, President of the Republic of Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan: His Excellency Omurbek Babanov, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Latvia: His Excellency Mr Andris BĒRZIŅŠ, President of the Republic of Latvia
  • Lebanon: His Excellency Mr Najib Mikati, Prime Minister of Lebanon
  • Lithuania: Her Excellency Mrs Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Luxembourg: His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxembourg
  • Macedonia: His Excellency Dr Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Malawi: His Excellency Chief Justice Richard Banda SC (retired)
  • Malaysia: His Majesty Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, Yang di-Pertuan Agong XIV of Malaysia (or HM Yang di-Pertuan Agong XIV of Malaysia)
  • Marshall Islands: His Excellency Christopher Loeak, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
  • Moldova: His Excellency Mr Vladimir Filat, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova
  • Monaco: His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco
  • Mongolia: His Excellency Mr Elbegdorj Tsakhia, President of Mongolia
  • Montenegro: His Excellency Mr Filip Vujanović, President of Montenegro, His Excellency Mr Igor Lukšić, Prime Minister of Montenegro
  • Mozambique: His Excellency Armando Emilio Guebuza, President of the Republic of Mozambique
  • Netherlands: His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Willem Alexander of Orange, His Excellency Mr Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • New Zealand: His Excellency Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand
  • Norway: His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon,
  • Palestine: His Excellency Mr Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority
  • Panama: His Excellency Mr Ricardo Martinelli, President of the Republic of Panama
  • Portugal: His Excellency Mr Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of the Portuguese Republic
  • Romania: His Excellency Mr Victor-Viorel Ponta, Prime Minister of Romania
  • Russia: His Excellency Mr Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
  • Rwanda: Mr Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia: His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud
  • Serbia: His Excellency Mr Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia
  • Singapore: His Excellency Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore
  • Slovakia: His Excellency Mr Ivan Gasparovic, President of the Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia: His Excellency Dr Danilo Türk, President of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Spain: Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain
  • St Kitts and Nevis: The Right Honourable Dr Denzil L Douglas, Prime Minister of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia: Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor-General of Saint Lucia, His Excellency the Honourable Dr Kenny Davis Anthony, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines: His Excellency Sir Frederick Ballantyne GCMG, Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Switzerland: Federal Councillor Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, President of the Swiss Confederation
  • Thailand: Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
  • Tonga: His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto'a ‘Ulukalala of Tonga
  • Tunisia: His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia
  • Turkey: His Excellency Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey
  • Ukraine: His Excellency Mr Mykola Azarov, Prime Minister of Ukraine
  • United States: Mrs Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States of America
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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 August 2012 12:30 )  

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