After four gruelling days of competition, the 3x3 basketball reached the medal matches.
The excitement didn’t stop there. After dominant performances against their semi-final opponents, Cook Islands and PNG were ready to battle it out for the women’s gold.
The PNG women’s team was filled with players possessing 5 on 5 experience but the Cook Islands boast multiple players with world level 3 by 3 experience.
This turned out to be the difference with the Cook Islands showing their knowledge and talent of the 3 by 3 game, taking home a 13-7 victory and the gold medal.
After overcoming defeats in the semi-finals, PNG men and Vanuatu women took out the bronze medals.
PNG defeating Fiji 20-15 and Vanuatu defeating Nauru 17-10.