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David Katoatau

Weightlifting Olympian


David Katoatau is a professional weightlifter from Kiribati.

Katoatau represented Kiribati at the Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. He is a gold medallist of the XX Commonwealth Games (Glasgow 2014).

Katoatau was appointed the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) Ambassador for Climate Change, and he currently serves as Chairman of the Kiribati Athletes’ Commission.


The speakers

Using the unique power of sport to bring people together, the Olympism in Action Forum sees a range of global players, including Olympic Movement stakeholders, athletes, private and public sector leaders, NGO representatives, academics, artists and the media come together to talk on topical contemporary issues. Chosen because of their ability to effect change and their wide range of sometimes differing opinions, the speakers will lead lively debates and seek to challenge received wisdom to inspire new ways of thinking.

Meet the speakers.
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