first_imgIt was history in the making as PNG has not even won a gold medal in any Pacific Games Va’a event.The women clocked 2min:26sec:61 while Tahiti clocked 2:26:70.Fiji won bronze in a time of 2:42:51. PNG women’s coach Jonathan Kassman praised the ladies and dedicated the win to them. “For 18 solid months the ladies have been practising and sacrificing their time and the win is absolutely something worth it.”He thanked the ladies and most of all the Lord who gave them the courage and strength to win.last_img