Fifteen-year-old Lynfield College student Beatrice Faumuina was only one of the support cast in the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, but the experience was important in shaping her athletics career.

"I was in blue, holding a flag, one of the corners of the ocean," she said. "I got a huge kick out of it. Before that, I knew nothing about the Commonwealth Games or the Olympics. After it, I wanted to compete at a Games."

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Beatrice's Games History