Fiji fails to retain Mini Games Title

pacific_mini_gamesTeam Fiji failed to retain the 2013 South Pacific Mini games title which ended today in Wallis and Futuna.

Fiji only managed to pip Samoa by 7 silver medals to finish in fourth place with 13 gold, 12 silver and 17 bronze. Papua New Guinea stormed to win the games with an amazing 30 gold, 26 silver and 31 bronze medal haul.

Team Tahiti finished second overall with 26 gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze while New Caledonia was third with 21 gold 13 silver and 9 bronze. Norfolk Islands will host the next Mini Games in 2017 while next up will be the Pacific Games in PNG in 2015.

According to FBC Sports, overall for Team Fiji, athletics brought in the most medals. Va’a men finally recorded some medal wins while Hobie Cat Sailors, Shane and Torika Brodie hauled in Fiji’s final gold medal yesterday.