Guest Speaker Barry Maister, Secretary General of the New Zealand Olympic Committee, mesmerized attendees at the Fiji Sports Hall of Fame and Fiji Olympic Order Dinner with his captivating reflections on his illustrious Olympic journey.
Maister, a gold medalist at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal as a member of the New Zealand Men’s Hockey Team, shared insights from his experiences spanning multiple Olympic Games, including Mexico City 1968, Munich 1972, Montreal 1976, and Moscow 1980.
The prestigious 2005 Fiji Sports Hall of Fame Dinner, held at the Holiday Inn on Friday, September 23, 2005, served as a momentous occasion to kick off the celebrations for FASANOC’s 50th Anniversary as a valued Member of the International Olympic family.
The evening saw the induction of esteemed individuals into the Fiji Sports Hall of Fame, including the late cricket icon Ilikena Bula and rugby 7s maestro Waisale Serevi. Additionally, revered sports administrators the late Sashi Mahendra Singh and Hector Hatch were honored with the prestigious Fiji Olympic Order.
For detailed information on these 2005 recipients, interested parties can refer to the publication “FIJI SPORTS HALL OF FAME AND FIJI OLYMPIC ORDER,” while the “Photo Gallery” offers a glimpse into the memorable event.
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