Tonga wins first gold in Pacific Sport

Photo. ʻAmini Fonua by Vinnie Wylie

Tonga has won its first gold at the Pacific Games, with Amini Fonua setting a new Games record in the men’s 100m breaststroke in Papua New Guinea.


The winning  was recorded after Fonua reached home in 1.02.95 which was 2.26 seconds away from the record set by Rainui Teripaiia of Tahiti in 2011. 


In the Pacific Games 2011 Tonga won a total of 20 medals which were 4 golds, 6 silvers and 10 bronzes.

The 2015 Pacific Games was on its day 4 after it began on July 4 – 18.

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