Six Fun Facts About the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games

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Fun Fact # 1

The Sports Program begins on Monday 8 July 2019 with the following Sports:

  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball 5x5
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Rugby League 9s
  • Squash
  • Open Water Swimming
  • Table Tennis

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Fun Fact # 2 
A number of competitions that will act as qualifications for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. These sports include:

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Weightlifting

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Fun Fact # 3
The first medal that will be awarded for the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games will be for Open Water Swimming

Fun Fact # 4
Saturday 13 July will be an action-packed day for all sports, with 10 sports presenting medals to their respective winners. Included in the mix is: Rugby 7s, Cricket, Va’a, and Badminton.

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Fun Fact # 5
Week two will start off with a bang as eight sports competitions get underway. Boxing is one of these sports and will be the only sport to take place on the beautiful island of Savai’i.

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Fun Fact # 6
Six sports will wrap up their schedules on the final day of the Games, Saturday 20th July, before the Closing Ceremony at Apia Park.

Download the latest Sports Schedule here