Jai Opetaia

Jai Tapu Opetaia (R) during the Men's Heavy (91kg) Boxing on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

Athlete Biography

Opetaia became Australia's youngest ever Olympic boxer after winning the 2012 Australian U/91kg Heavyweight title in Hobart and the 2012 Oceania Heavyweight title in Canberra at the age of 16. He was 17 when he competed at the London Olympic Games, going down to Teymur Mammadov 12-11 in a close round of 16 fight.