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PNG Commonwealth Games Medals

Apart from the competitors that have won medals can you name some of the athletes from PNG that have competed in the Commonwealth games? Can you verify the list below?

Papua New Guinea made its Commonwealth Games début in the 1962 Games

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Year Host Location Sport Event Competitior Position
1962 Australia Perth Boxing 71kg Men K.L. Hopkins Bronze
1966 Jamaica Kingston Rifle Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize (Pair) - Open Robert Stewart Silver
1978 Canada Edmonton Boxing 54kg Men Tumat Sogolik Silver
1990 New Zealand Auckland Lawn Bowls Singles - Women Geua Tau Gold
1994 Canada Victoria Lawn Bowls Fours - Women Cunera Monalua
Elizabeth Bure
Linda Ahmat
Wena Piande
1998 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Boxing 57kg Men Lynch Ipera Bronze
2006 Australia Melbourne Swimming 100 metre butterfly Men Ryan Pini Gold
Weightlifting 53kg Combined - Women Dika Toua Silver
2010 India Delhi Swimming 100 metre butterfly Ryan Pini Silver
2014 Scotland Glasgow Weight Lifting 53kg Group A - Women Dika Toua Silver (Upgraded to Gold due to positive drug result of gold medalist)
Weight Lifting 94Kg - Men Steven Kari Gold

3 PNG Gold Medalists
Three PNG Commonwealth Games Gold Medalists taken at 2014 Commonwealth Games
Ryan Pini, Dika Toua and Steven Kari
Picture taken by Sarenah Pini and © Ryan Pini (used with permission)

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