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Farewell Henry Foufaka – Solomon Islands

Farewell Henry Foufaka – Solomon Islands

Henry Foufaka passed away on the 25th January in Honiara, it is believed that Henry died of natural causes.  Henry was a national Solomon Islands Long Distance Runner who went on compete at the Oceania Championships and South Pacific Games.  His highlight was 2003 South Pacific Games in Fiji  where he achieved a Bronze for 3000m Steeple Chase and a Silver in the Half Marathon.   Henry was coached by another Solomon Islands legend Fuji Naoyuki. Henry’s achievements have been and will continue to be an inspiration for the next generation of Solomon Island Athletes and will be missed by all knew whom.  Henry will be remembered as a hardworking, dedicated athlete, a good man who was loved by many.

 

Henry’s Achievements

 

2000 Oceania U18 Championships – Adelaide

1500m   2nd (4:23.79) – winner Setefano Mika/Aunese Curreen (SAM)
3000m   1st (9:20.79)
2000m Steeple Chase 1st (6:41.89) Championship Record

 

2001 Melanesian Athletics Championships – Suva

5000m   1st (16:52.4)
10000m 1st (35:12.7)

 

2001 Mini Pacific Games – Norfolk Island

5000m   4th (16:00.16)
3000m Steeple Chase 2nd (10:00.28)

 

2002 Oceania Championships – Christchurch

Half Marathon    2nd (1:13:41)
3000m Steeple Chase  3rd (10:31.35)

 

2003 Pacific Games – Suva

3000m Steeple Chase     3rd (11:26.2h – one lap too many)
Half Marathon  2nd (1:13:01)

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