PNG Olympic Committee

Olympic Committee aims to inspire and unite

The session was held at the Lamana Hotel and was attended by media houses including PNG Loop, Goldring Media, the National Broadcasting Service, PNGFM, Post-Courier and EMTV.

PNGOC Manager Sports Development, Andrew Lepani explained that the PNGOC’s new vision from 2016-2020 is to inspire and unite Papua New Guineans through sporting excellence and success.

“Our aim before 2015 was to finish on top in the Pacific Games and we did that.

Performance centre to produce champions

Speaking at the official transfer today of the HPTC from the PNG Olympic Committee (PNGOC) to the PNG Sports Foundation (PNGSF), Tkatchenko said the HPTC is the diamond that has put our athletes right up there with some of the world’s best.

“The HPTC is the reason why we topped the medal tally of the Pacific Games.

“The HPTC shows how good our athletes can be when they turn professional and compete with the rest of the world” said Tkatchenko.