Congratulations Rellie Kaputin! For winning the Female Athlete of the Year award. An award that can go to any female athlete in any sport. A well-deserved award for the long jumper who made her Olympic debut, during the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Kaputin performed well at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a jump of 6.40m. She finished eleventh in Group A comprising 15 Athletes and finished 19th overall out of 30 athletes. She was the lowest-ranked Athlete going into the Long Jump event.
She became Team Papua New Guinea’s field athlete to have participated in an Olympic Games.