Australia’s sailors have continued to impress on Day 10 of Samoa 2019, challenging more experienced and much older racers at the Sheraton Resort in Mulifanua.
SAMOA 2019: Following on from Tuesday’s 7 gold medals, Australia added another 11 golds to the tally on Day 9 of the 2019 Pacific Games, including 10 taekwondo gold and a men’s 400m gold from Steve Solomon.
Australia has wrapped up the first week of the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games with a total of 35 medals (13 gold, 8 silver and 12 bronze)
ustralia has added another seven medals to the table on Day 6 of the Samoa 2019 Pacific Game. However medals aside, the real purpose and spirit of the Pacific Games was felt more than ever at yesterday’s medal events.
Australia’s reigning Olympic Laser champion, Tom Burton has taken out the Laser World Championships in Miho, Japan, with compatriot Matt Wearn taking silver; an encouraging result with the 2020 Olympics just a year away.
Paris Van Den Herik kicked off Australia’s Pacific Games sailing campaign in style on Tuesday, ending the opening day of racing in second place after finishing 2nd, 2nd and 4th in the Women’s Laser Radial.
WEEKEND WRAP: From the sand to the shooting range, the grass of Wimbledon to Japanese bays, Aussies have been putting in some epic performances. Catch up with all the weekend action, including World Championship breakthroughs and World Series titles.
Aussie athletes have been taking on the world and each other across a long weekend packed with international events and national championships.
Hempel World Cup Series champions were crowned over the weekend and the 470 Men’s pair of Mat Belcher and Will Ryan were among the victors, securing their tenth World Cup gold medal and their third win at Marseille.
Forty-two athletes have today been announced on the Australia Team for the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games, running 7-20 July, 2019.