2 more gold for PNG

​Papua New Guinea has won two more gold medals this evening.

In the second session of the day, medal count for the host nation continues to flow.

PNG has now won five gold medals in powerlifting in day one of competition.

In the women's 63kg Melissa Tikio (PNG) got gold, Sanimere Abariga of Fiji won silver and Delia Dabwido of Nauru settled for bronze.

And in the men's 66kg Staron Slade of Nauru spoiled the PNG party winning gold, while PNG duo Henry Kelo and Brown Bilong sharing the second and third placing.

But in the men's 74kg division, PNG had the upper hand over Nauru, collecting two medals.

Anderson Mangela won gold and Naime Kennedy got bronze.

While Target Duburiya of Nauru was on target with the silver medal.

The presentation for the medals will follow after the session three competition.

Charles Yapumi