Papua New Guinea at 2018 Commonwealth Games


Papua New Guinea is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea. Port Moresby also referred to as Moresby and Pom Town, is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Athletes from Papua New Guinea will compete in the 2018 Commonwealth Games which is scheduled to take place in the Gold Coast, Australia from 4 to 15 April 2018.

Papua New Guinea has been taking part in the Commonwealth Games since 1962 Commonwealth Games and so far have participated in 13  commonwealth games.

So far Papua New Guinea has managed to win 4 Gold, 5 Silver and 2 Bronze medals in Commonwealth games.

Papua New Guinea at 2018 Commonwealth Games

I am sure people of Papua New Guinea would be eager to know about Athletes / Participants taking part in 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Papua New Guinea Athletes Participating in 2018 Commonwealth Games :

12 athletes from Papua New Guinea will take part in 3 sports events at 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Athletics –

Men

Track and road events – 

  • Wesley Logorava – 100 metres, 200 metres
  • Nazmie-Lee Marai – 100 metres, 200 metres
  • Theo Piniau – 200 metres
  • Ephraim Lerkin – 400 metres, 400 metres hurdles
  • Mowen Boino – 400 metres hurdles
  • Samuel Nason – 100 metres (T47)

Field events – 

  • Peniel Richard – Long jump, Triple jump
  • Debono Paraka – Shot put, Discus throw

Women

Track and road events – 

  • Afure Adah – 100 metres, 200 metres
  • Adrine Monagi – 100 metres hurdles

Field events – 

  • Rellie Kaputin – Long jump, Triple jump

Boxing –

  • Charles Keama – Men’s 52 kg
  • Thadius Katua – Men’s 60 kg
  • John Ume – Men’s 64 kg
  • Laizani Soma – Women’s 60 kg

Lawn Bowls –

Men

  • Matu Bazo – Singles
  • Matu Bazo, Gabriel Tika – Pairs
  • Fred Koesan, Polin Pomaleu, Manu Walo – Triples
  • Fred Koesan, Polin Pomaleu, Gabriel Tika, Manu Walo – Fours

Women

  • Catherine Wimp – Singles
  • Rebecca Walo, Catherine Wimp – Pairs
  • Loa Babona, Ju Carlo, Piwen Karkar – Triples
  • Loa Babona, Ju Carlo, Piwen Karkar, Rebecca Walo – Fours

Rugby Sevens –

The Papua New Guinea qualified a men’s team.

Shooting –

  • Angus Donald – Men’s Trap
  • Daniel Wanma – Men’s Trap
  • Tania Mairi – Women’s 10 metre air pistol

Squash –

Individual

  • Madako Junior Suari – Men’s singles
  • Lynette Vai – Women’s singles

Doubles

  • Lynette Vai, Madako Junior Suari – Mixed doubles

Swimming –

Men

  • Ashley Seeto – 50 m freestyle
  • Samuel Seghers – 50 m freestyle
  • Josh Tarere – 50 m freestyle
  • Leonard Kalate – 100 m freestyle
  • Samuel Seghers – 100 m freestyle
  • Josh Tarere – 100 m freestyle
  • Samuel Seghers – 200 m freestyle
  • Leonard Kalate – 50 m breaststroke
  • Ashley Seeto – 50 m breaststroke
  • Leonard Kalate – 100 m breaststroke
  • Ashley Seeto – 100 m breaststroke
  • Leonard Kalate – 200 m breaststroke
  • Ashley Seeto – 50 m butterfly
  • Samuel Seghers – 50 m butterfly
  • Josh Tarere – 50 m butterfly

Table Tennis –

Singles –

  • Geoffrey Loi – Men’s singles

Para-sport

  • Vero Nime – Women’s TT6–10

Triathlon –

Individual

  • Rachel James – Women’s Event

Weightlifting –

  • Morea Baru – Men’s 62 kg
  • Toua Udia – Men’s 77 kg
  • Steven Kari – Men’s 94 kg
  • Thelma Toua – Women’s 48 kg
  • Dika Toua – Women’s 53 kg
  • Lorraine Harry – Women’s 90 kg

Live Broadcast, Live Streaming of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Papua New Guinea :

In Papua New Guinea, Live Streaming of Commonwealth Games 2018 will be available on gc2018.com while Live Broadcast of the Event in Papua New Guinea will most likely be available on DirecTV, CBU, CWC, ESPN, etc. TV Channels.