Cook Islands Patricia Taea

Cook Islands Patricia Taea outclasses Pacific sprint queen Toea Wisil

Cook Island’s Patricia Taea has set the first record for her country, winning gold in the Women’s 200m race beating Pacific Champion Toea Wisil from Papua New Guinea in a time of 24.16 seconds.

Wisiltook silver in 25.13 seconds, while her teammate Afure Adah won the bronze medal.

There was high expectation from the crowd for Wisil to get the win but the screaming faded as Taeacrossed the line first in the surprise result.

Taea was elated with her victory.