2013 Pacific Mini Games

The 2013 Pacific Mini Games was the ninth edition of these Games. They were held in Mata Utu, Wallis and Futuna, Territory of France, from 2 to 12 September 2013.

IX Pacific Mini Games
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Host cityMata Utu
CountryFrance / Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna
MottoPasifika Lena, Pasifika Pe'ia
(French: Le Pacifique Autrement, Le Pacifique Simplement)
(English: The Pacific Otherwise, Simply ... the Pacific)
Nations participating22
Events99 in 8 sports
Opening ceremonySeptember 2, 2013 (2013-09-02)
Closing ceremonySeptember 12, 2013 (2013-09-12)
Officially opened byFrançois Hollande
Main venueKafika Stadium

Participating countries and territoriesEdit


* Note: The Marshall Islands team returned to compete at these Games after not participating in the 2009 Pacific Mini Games.

SportsEdit

Eight sports were contested for these Games.[2] Number of events for each sport is in brackets.

VenuesEdit

  • Stade de Mata-Utu (also named as Stade de Kafika) – opening and closing ceremonies, athletics, and rugby sevens
  • Kolopelu Place (Futuna Island) - beach volleyball
  • Kafika Hall – taekwondo, volleyball, and weightlifting
  • Bay of Gahi (beside the village of Gahi on Wallis Island) - va'a (outrigger canoe)
  • Tekaviki Island (northeast from Mata-Utu on Wallis Island) – sailing

CalendarEdit

 OC  Opening ceremony  ●   Event competitions   Event finals  MC  Medal ceremony  CC  Closing ceremony
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Ceremonies OC CC
  Athletics 3 13 11 20 47
  Beach volleyball 2 2
  Rugby sevens 1 1
  Sailing MC 6
  Taekwondo 6 9 15
  Va'a (Outrigger canoe) 4 4 2 2 12
  Volleyball 2 2
  Weightlifting 4 5 5 14
Total gold medals 11 22 18 22 6 11 3 6 99
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Medal tableEdit

Key: NOTE: This ranking does not include the six events in sailing, due to final results not present at the official website.

  *   Host nation (Wallis and Futuna)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  French Polynesia (TAH)266436
2  Papua New Guinea (PNG)21232367
3  New Caledonia (NCL)1810634
4  Fiji (FIJ)9111838
5  Samoa (SAM)52613
6  Wallis and Futuna (WLF)*2171433
7  Solomon Islands (SOL)26513
8  Tonga (TON)231015
9  Kiribati (KIR)2114
10  Vanuatu (VAN)2068
11  Cook Islands (COK)1304
12  Tuvalu (TUV)1113
13  Marshall Islands (MHL)1102
14  Nauru (NRU)1023
15  F.S. Micronesia (FSM)1001
16  Palau (PLW)0314
17  Niue (NIU)0101
18  Guam (GUM)0022
19  Norfolk Island (NFK)0011
Totals (19 nations)9488100282

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2013 team Vanuatu to Wallis & Futuna PMG. VASANOC, 20 September 2013.
  2. ^ "List of Sports for 2013 Pacific Mini Games". Archived from the original on 2013-08-11. Retrieved 2013-08-11.

External linksEdit