Tuvalu first appeared on the Olympic stage at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Weightlifter Logona ESAU was their first Olympian when he competed in the lightweight competition.
The 100m runner Asenate MANOA was the first woman from Tuvalu to compete. Sixteen at the time of her Olympic appearance, she had trained on an airport runway and her Olympic appearance was her first on a synthetic track.
Okilani TINILAU competed in the men's 100m. They have yet to win an Olympic medal.
Tuvalu mo te Atua (Tuvalu for the Almighty)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Words and music Afaese MANOA
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
The Honourable Kausea NATANO
NOC General Secretary's name
Mr Teake E. MANATU
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
2, including London 2012