Flag bearer

Ume Joins Kaputin As Flag Bearer

The Papua New Guinean boxer joins another Olympian and Commonwealth Games representative, Rellie Kaputin as the female flag bearer to lead Team PNG out at the opening ceremony on Thursday, July 28, in accordance to the Games protocol. 

The PNG Commonwealth Games Association President, Sir John Dawanincura made the announcement during the Welcome Kibung (meet-and-greet) hosted by the PNG community in Birmingham.

Kini Is Official Flag Bearer

Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee (PNGOC) President Sir John Dawanincura said the flag bearer reveal is an important role and ceremony in the lead up to the opening ceremony.

“Ailima’s outstanding leadership has been key to the vaá women’s success,” Sir John said.

“Ailima was part of the women’s team to the 2013 Mini Pacific Games that won three silver medals, the 2015 Pacific Games V12 team that shocked champions Tahiti for the Gold and in 2019 added another silver and a bronze for their treasure trove.