Medals up for grabs as Pacific Games enter final stages
July 15, 2015 6:47 pm
It is the third last day of the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea today with a number of medals to be decided.
Athletics will again be in spotlight with Banuve Tabakaucoro and Toea Wisil, the top bets for the 200 metres finals.
Papua New Guinea’s women are expected to dominate the 4×400m relay and also harbour medal hopes in the men’s race.
Gold medals will also be handed out on the track in the women’s 1500m, men’s 5000m and both sprint hurdles events.
Men’s high jump and women’s javelin are among the field events that will be settled, while heptathlon will culminate with the 800m race.
Taekwondo has eight gold medals on offer on the first day of its competition, with five gold medals on offer in tennis.
Golf, squash, women’s football, lawn bowls, volleyball, beach volleyball, softball, boxing and netball also continues today.