PNG are the Pacific queens of the 400 metres

PNG are the Pacific queens of the track after winning gold, silver and bronze in the women’s 400 metre finals tonight at the BSP Stadium.

Three of the eight runners in the finals tonight were Papua New Guinean- Betty Burua, Donna Koniel, and Pacific sprint queen Toea Wisil.

The crowd erupted as Wisil led the way from the start and finished first with a time of 54.17s.

Next in was Donna Koniel with 54.29s.

Betty Burua came flying in third for bronze clocking 55.21s.

Troy Taule