PNG grabs three silver medals in Karate

first_imgBianca Rupa won the first silver medal in the female individual Kumite +68kg after going down to gold medallist Vaitiare Tehaameamea of Tahiti.The second silver medal was taken out by Jacklyn Barney in the -50kg category. Jacklyn fought hard but was defeated 7-1 by Vanuatu’s Vamule Lango who put up a good challenge to win gold. Vincent Bougen was outstanding with his kicks to win silver for PNG in the male individual Kumite -84kg category.He was defeated 4-1 by New Caledonia’s Annonier Mathieu who won gold. Bronze for this category went to Selwyn Kuru of Solomon Islands and Paino Mulikihaamea of Walis and Futuna.last_img