Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games Kicks off

The Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games has started with the official opening ceremony held last night. PNG is among other countries participating in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. A total of twenty two sports will be played at the Games and PNG athletes will be participating in several sports. Below list of sports participants will be playing.

Athletics Cycling – Road Lawn Bowls Swimming
Badminton Cycling – Track Netball Table Tennis
Basketball Diving Para Powerlifting Triathlon
Beach Volleyball Gymnastics Artistic Rugby Sevens Weightlifting
Boxing Gymnastics Rhythmic Shooting Wrestling
Cycling – Mountain Bike Hockey Squash

Papua New Guinea athletes will be participating. Below is a rundown of the total participants per sport.

Discipline F M Total
ATH Athletics 3 8 11
BOX Boxing 1 3 4
LBO Lawn Bowls 5 5 10
RUG Rugby Sevens 0 16 16
SHO Shooting 1 2 3
SQU Squash 1 1 2
SWM Swimming 0 4 4
TTE Table Tennis 1 1 2
TRI Triathlon 1 0 1
WLF Weightlifting 3 3 6
Total 16 43 59

All results can be seen here.

Marie Kauna

Graduated at the University of Papua New Guinea in 2014. She is a member of EMTV Online and is proud to be working within such a dedicated team.

Marie Kauna
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