In athletics, Miriam Peni qualified for the 200m semi-finals in 25.35s.
In a pool of 29 girls and four heats, the top three and the next four with the best times qualified for the semi-finals.
Peni competed against 15 other girls in the semi-finals held at 8:30am (local time) today.
With fellow Team PNG members watching and cheering him on, boxer, Thadius Katua defeated his Zambian opponent in the 60kg bantamweight division quarter final to secure his spot in the semifinal against Samoa.
He will with the Samoan at 6:00pm (local time).