PNG runners do well at Gold Coast competition

first_imgToea Wisil led the way on Saturday by equalling her national record in the 200m with a time of 23.46 seconds and followed this up with a fast 100m of 11.49 on Sunday. Donna Koniel was also in fine form, recording another high quality personal best of 2min 08.77 seconds in a very good 800m race where she was just pipped to the line by New Zealander Olivia Burdon.Nelson Stone clocked his best times of the year in both the 100m (10.77) and 400m (47.81)A series of personal best times were achieved in the sprint events with Adrine Monagi leading the way with a big personal best 12.11 secs in the 100m and 25.18secs in the 200m.Monagi, who has established herself as the gold medal favourite in the seven event heptathlon,  has improved consistently throughout the year.Seventeen year old Charles Livuan clocked times of 10.97 in the 100m and 21.76 in the 200m.They all arrive in Port Moresby on Friday in time for the opening ceremony on Saturday.last_img

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