The 19 year old won silver after she was defeated 6-0 by gold medallist Fijian Drodrolagi Kidia in the female individual kumite -61kg category.
Catherine said the silver medal means a lot because this is her first Pacific Games and first ever medal.
“It means a lot and I dedicate this win to my country and my family. It’s such a wonderful feeling to have come this far and achieve this result,” she said.
She added that it was a great challenge and experience to represent PNG.
Her silver is PNG’s fourth for karate so far.
In other results, Doris Karomo took out bronze in the female individual kumite open along with Vamule Lango of Vanuatu. Vaitiare Tehaameamea of Tahiti got silver and Morane Vacher of New Caledonia won gold.
Another bronze was won by Ishmael Stanley in the male individual kumite open along with Anapa Otcenasek of Tahiti.
Tumu Lango of Vanuatu got silver and Frederic Roumagne of New Caledonia won gold.