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The tennis mixed pair of William O’Connell and Tarani Kamoe have collected a bronze medal for Fiji at the 2023 Pacific Games.
The pair defeated Samoa’s Leon Soonalole and Annerly Georgopoulos in the third-place play-off by 6-4, 2-6, 11-9.
O’Connell and Kamoe earlier beat Papua New Guinea’s Abigail Tere-Apisah and Mathew Stubbings in the semi-final.
O’Connell will partner Storm Cornish in the men’s doubles final tomorrow.
In other sports, the Fiji Pearls have secured a spot in the semi-finals at the Pacific Games.
After three convincing wins in the pool stages, the Unaisi Rokoura-coached side will face either the Cook Islands or Papua New Guinea in the semi-finals on Friday.
Fiji defeated Norfolk Island 98-16 earlier today in their final pool match.
Meanwhile boxer, Aminiasi Saratibau lost to Australia’s number one amateur fighter, Callum Peters in the semi-final this afternoon.
This is Saratibau’s first loss in 18 bouts.