With only three spaces on the podium, the pressure was piled on this morning as player’s competed for the bronze medal in the individual event at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.
New Caledonian second seed, Johanna Kou, completed her set of coloured medals in the Mixed Doubles after winning gold in 2007 and silver in 2011 (with Marc Antoine Desaymoz), following up with a bronze medal in 2019 after a comfortable win in today’s play-off match with fellow compatriot, Morgan Paitio.
- Morgan Paitio/Johanna Kou  (NCL) vs Yohan De Geoffroy/Cecilia Moussy (NCL) 21-15 21-10
Tahiti’s Coralie Bouttin will walk home with three medals from the individual event this evening after winning her bronze medal match with Esther Tau. Bouttin will return to court in the Women’s Singles and Mixed Doubles Gold Medal play-offs later today.
- Coralie Bouttin/Esther Tau (TAH) vs Alissa Dean/Danielle Whiteside (FIJ) 21-15 21-15