Athletics squad gear up for PG trials

There was little rest over the Christmas break for the National Athletics squad as they gear up for the final selection trials for the Pacific Games over course of the next month.

Competitions are being planned in Goroka and Kimbe to assist Athletics PNG finalize its selections ahead of the Justification Committee Meeting in March.

The PNGOC has set February 27th as the deadline for nominations for the final team.

Athletics PNG will consider competition results from 2018 and these trials to finalize the team.

Athletics PNG has increased the number of athletes in camp, with the number now at 47 with athletes from Simbu, Lae, East New Britain, New Ireland, NCD Central, Madang , Eastern Highlands, the Sepik and Western Province.

Meantime, there will be competitions in Goroka on January 19th and the 26th.

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