PNG wins third medal at Special Olympics

Rosa Nege won bronze for Team PNG in the women's 100m division 21 sprints at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

Nege clocked 29.98s finishing behind Egypt’s Nashwa Abd Elkader who finished at 29.27s. Gold went to Uzbekistan’s Darya Jukova who stopped the clock at 29.13s

Judy Moi won PNG’s first medal this week taking out silver in the women’s Junior shot put division.

Moi finished with a throw of 2.41 m.

PNG’s second medal went to Grace Dindillo who picked up bronze in the senior women's shot put with a throw of 4.30m.

In other recent results, Thompson Ninkama finished 4th in the 3,000m final in a time of 10min, 46.45s while Mirisa Mana came 6th in the men's shot put.

Troy Taule