PNG wins overall PG medals

PORT MORESBY – Papua New Guinea has won the overall medal tally for the XV Pacific Games that draw to a close on Saturday night.

PNG scooped a total of 88 gold medals, 66 silver and 60 bronze with an overall 217 medals.

The French territory of New Caledonia came second with 59 gold medals, 50 silver and 56 bronze, a total of 167 medals.

Tahiti came third with 39 Gold medals, 34 silver and 40 bronze a total of 113 medals.

Fiji came fourth with 33 gold, 44 silver and 37 bronze a total of 114 medals.

Samoa in the fifth place with 17 golds, 23 silver and 11 bronze a total of 51 medals.

The next Pacific Games will be held in 2019 in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

* Pacific Games coverage courtesy of BSP

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