Meamea Thomas



Age: 25


Summary: I-Kiribati Olympic weightlifter who had represented Kiribati in the men's 85 kg event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece and was also his native country's flagbearer during the Opening Ceremony, but who had previously won a gold medal in the same event at the 2003 South Pacific Games in Suva, Fiji.



Cause of Death: Struck and killed by a car in a drunk-driving accident


Born: September 11, 1987


Died: June 23, 2013


Location: Tarawa, Kiribati