Pacific Games

Gold for Kiribati

Two more gold medals are on offer in the 105kg division in the Pacific Games weightlifting final day.

Zac Gregurevic (Australia) won silver and Rory Taylor (New Zealand) settled for bronze in the snatch.

PNG lone entrant Geshe Heni managed to lift only 80kg in the snatch. 

PNG Loop's Pacific Games medal tally

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PNG Loop's Pacific Games medal tally

More updates will be coming shortly.

Stay intune for more results on Loop PNG website...........    

PNG's Udia delights crowd with gold effort

He beat Australia’s Francois Etoundi whose attempt to lift 165kg failed. He however succeeded in lifting 166kg.

Udia is now the champion of the 77 kilograms category in the men's weight lifting at the 2015 Pacific Games.

Scoring 302kg Udia also bagged gold for the overall category.

In snatch he took the silver medal while Australia won the gold and the bronze medals.

Ryan Pini hits the pool today

Pini will compete in the 50m backstroke alongside team mates Nathan Nades and Peter Pokawin.

Three other events will also take place.

The 100m freestyle, will see Anna - Lisa Mopio-Jane, Savannah Tkatchenko and Barbara Vali - Skelton compete.

In the 200m freestyle will see Sam Seghers, Stanford Kawale and Bobby Akunaii take the pool.

Weightlifting competion continues

Competition will be held at the PNG Power Dome (SJGS indoor complex) starting in few minutes.

The 69kg men's finals start proceeding.

PNG lifters participating are Nou Puka, Samuel Judah and Stalin.

People are still coming in the weightlifting venue, with security tight doing their check on all spectators, athletes and officials bags.

Games: 15 gold up for grabs today

In shooting, there will be two gold medals up for grabs in the men’s and women’s 10m air pistol event.

The women’s final takes place at 11:15 at the June Valley Shooting Range, with the men’s final following at 15:30.

There will be four gold medals awarded in Va’a (canoeing) in the men’s and women’s 1500m and 500m V6 events, which start at 12:00 at the Naval Base.

The women’s and men’s team table tennis finals will take place at the Caritas Technical Secondary School at East Boroko at 14:30 and 17:00.

PNG women kick off home ground campaign

The teams are warming up on the court.

Ranked 5th in the Pacific, PNG will be hoping to get much support from their home crowd to help them grab a win.

The BSP Arena is 80 percent full with PNG supporters.

In other results today, Fiji defeated New Caledonia 29-12 and Solomon Islands lost to American Samoa 80-44.

Tough clash for PNG in touch footy

PNG found themselves behind with the Cooks scoring the first points.

PNG fought back to level up but the Cooks look the stronger side and are dominating possession.

PNG men go down to New Caledonia in basketball

The visiting team showed class in the close encounter but with the home crowd on their side PNG fought hard in the first and second quarter.

In the first quarter, New Caledonia took the lead 17-15.

In the second quarter, the combination of brothers James and Allan Wright helped PNG level the score at half time 38-38.

New Caledonia fought back in the second quarter with great three points shots from Stephane Saminadin put New Caledonia in the lead 60-52 at the third quarter break.