Okilani Tinilau ( Nukulaelae , January 2 1989 ) is a Tuvaluan athlete and footballer . He specializes in the sprint , the 100m , he has participated in several major tournaments. He is multiple Tuvaluan record too. Tinilau also was part of the national team at the last major tournament, the Pacific Games in 2011, the Tuvaluan football played. Tinilau is multiple international, he has three games to his name.
- 2 Football
- 3 Honour Roll
Okilani made at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing part of the first (three-headed) Tuvaluan selection .  During these Games, he came out on the 100 m sprint . He was fourth last, but improved to 11.48 s or the Tuvaluan record. Tinilau In subsequent years, participated twice in the World Athletics Championships , where he also finished in the rear.
|100 m||11.44 s (+1.2 m / s) (nat. rec.)||June 21, 2011||Apia|
|200 m||23.73 s (nat. rec.)||August 6, 2009||Gold Coast|
|skip||7.02 m (-0.6 m / s) (nat. rec.)||June 23, 2011||Apia|
|hop, skip and jump||13.61 m (-1.1 m / s) (nat. rec.)||June 22, 2011||Apia|
- 2011: 5th South Pacific Games - 6.68m
- 2011: Oceanic camp. Western Region - 7,02 m
- 2011: Oceanic camp. Western Region - 13,61 m
In 2011 Okilani played for the Tuvaluan football team during the 2011 Pacific Games . That team was then temporarily coached by Foppe de Haan .  He played three games, which once as a substitute. He played the matches as a midfielder. All games in which he played were lost. 
Okilani also plays in the Tuvaluan football. He plays for FC Manu Laeva . His brother is Soseala Tinilau referee at the Tuvaluan football.
In the NBT Cup in 2012, he was top scorer with five goals.
- NBT Cup Top Scorer : 2012