Kato Ottio

Kato Ottio
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Personal information
Full nameBenkato Ottio
Born(1994-03-20)20 March 1994
Tatana Island, Papua New Guinea
Died9 January 2018(2018-01-09) (aged 23)
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Playing information
Height194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight102 kg (16 st 1 lb)
PositionWing, Centre, Second-row

Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2015–17Papua New Guinea62008
Source: [1][2]

Benkato "Kato" Ottio[2][3] (20 March 1994 – 9 January 2018) was a Papua New Guinean rugby league footballer. Primarily playing as a centre, Ottio represented the Papua New Guinean national team, most notably at the 2017 World Cup.

Early life

Ottio was born and raised in the village of Tatana, near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.[4]

Before playing rugby league, Ottio played volleyball and was a member of PNG's squad at the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna, which won gold,[5] and Amoa NCD's team at the 2014 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship in the Philippines.[3][6] Ottio then took up rugby league exclusively, playing at an amateur level for the Dobo Warriors.[5]

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