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GAZAVE Pope
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Papua New Guinea   
GenderMen
Age46
Place of BirthGoroka, PNG
Weight 42 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Goroka, PNG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to begin powerlifting by friends and family.
Name of coach
Anthony King, PNG
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Papua New Guinea
Tournament
Commonwealth Games
Location
Delhi, IND
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Most influential person in career
Papua New Guinea Paralympic Committee official Bernard Chan. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Hero / Idol
Papua New Guinean rugby league player Stanley Gene. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do your best." (Athlete, 19 Jul 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2014 49kg 118.0
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
20 2010 Bench Press 125.1
6 2014 Bench Press Lightweight 161.9