PNG Olympic Committee: Late Sir Henry was an influential figure

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By Godwin Eki – EMTV Sports, Port Moresby

The PNG Olympic Committee has expressed its sorrow, on the news on the passing away, of its Life member and former President, Sir Henry ToRobert.

Henry who was the president for twenty-nine years first held the position from 1980 to 2000 and then from 2003 to 2012.

Sir Henry led the participation of Team PNG at numerous Pacific Games and the Commonwealth Games.

PNGOC President Sir John described late Sir Henry as an influential figure who contributed enormously to the growth of the organization and to sports in the country.

Godwin Eki

has been a Sports Reporter since he started work with Media Niugini Limited in 2013, under News and Production. Coming from a background in Nursing and Paramedics from Queensland, Australia, he finds it interesting covering sports from the community level right through to the regional level. Hoping to one day tap into reporting on PNG politics, economics, environmental issues and other challenges Papua New Guineans face, he’s also covered stories on a variety of topics other than sports. His philosophy is: Believe, Act and Pursue.

Godwin Eki