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August 15, 2020
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Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games Kicks off

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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.

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