Pacific 2022 minigames: the summary of Tuesday, June 21

Entry into the game of golf and athletics, new medals for our Cagous in va’a and success in badminton. Find the summary of the Saipan Minigames, in the Northern Mariana Islands, for this Tuesday, June 21.



The day began very early and with scorching heat for our golfers, on the grounds of the Coral Ocean Resort. And it is in an idyllic setting, by the water’s edge, where the eight Cagous began these Minigames. “You have to be able to position yourself, orient yourself and position yourself. It’s the main thing“, specifies Eric Figueres, supervisor of the golf delegation.


The golfers entered the race on Tuesday in Saipan.



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Yesterday was Prayed, today is silver and bronze. Our cagou rowers again won medals on Tuesday in Saipan. in the lake of 13me Monument to the Fisherman, the women won a bronze medal in the V6 over 1500 meters. “We may have had a little technical glitch in the corner, which caused a bit of a delay to the rest, which was hard to catch. But let’s not blush, third place is still a podium.“, details Marcy Manate, t-shirt.

Still in V6, but over 500 meters they won the silver medal, behind the Tahitians.

Minigames 2022: va'a June 21, 2022

Rowers at Cagoues, on Saipan, in the Northern Mariana Islands.



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The men, themselves, bring two silver medals this Tuesday, again behind the Tahitians: in V6 over 1500 meters and over 500 meters. “We were good, we gave everything we could. We were in good shape, but today they showed that they were stronger than us.“, explains Hermann Mainguet, rower.

Minigames 2022: NC vs Tahiti June 21, 2022

The Caledonians won two silver medals, in V6, over 1500m and 500m, behind the Tahitians.



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Minigames 2022: Va'a June 21, 2022 NC

In V6, the Polynesians dominated the 1500m and 500m races at the Pacific minigames on Saipan.



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In powerlifting, Jessica Idjan finished fourth in her under 59kg category. A disappointment for the Caledonian, who therefore did not win a medal. She weighs 145 kg, with 64 kg in the snatch and 81 kg in the clean and jerk.

2022 Minigames: NC Weightlifting June 21

Jessica Idjan placed fourth in her -59kg weightlifting category.



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In total at the end of the day, Caledonia has 13 medals: two gold, eight silver and three bronze. She is in eighth position, behind Kiribati and Australia. Guam and Tahiti occupy the first position this Tuesday.

In badminton, the Cagous were a hit on Tuesday. They won Guam in the morning (5-0) and Solomon Islands in the afternoon (5-0).

The Cagous won their first match 10/21 – 11/21. Johanna Kou wins on 21/14-21/15. Yoann De Geoffroy wins by 04/21 – 04/21. In women’s doubles, the Cagous are victorious from 21/14 to 21/19. And in men’s doubles, from 05/21 to 03/21.

Carl N’Guela wins 07/21 – 03/21. The same for Marine Ships 07/21 – 08/21. Victory also in men’s doubles 06/21 – 06/21 and in women’s doubles 08/21 – 04/21. As well as in mixed doubles, 07/21 – 07/21.

On the tennis side, Víctor Lopes beat Camden Camacho 6/7 – 6/3 – 7/6. Rafael Bonnet de Laborgne lost to Matthew Stubbings, 6/4 – 6/1.

Louam Boivin and Rafael Bonnet De Laborgne lost to Mark Gibbons and Matthew Stubbings 6/2 – 7/5. Icham Tidjine lost to William O’Connell, 6/3 – 6/1.

And in doubles, Icham Tidjine and Victor Lopes won their match, 6/0 – 6/1.

Our cagou athletes enter the competition this Tuesday night. Lucie Turpin opens the ball to the javelin. He is followed by Marvin Delaunay-Belleville in the long jump, Côme Oblet and N’Godrela Jeremiah in the 800 metres. Finally, Charlotte Michel and Clara Rostaing in the women’s 800 meters. The results will be found tomorrow on our website.

Minigames 2022: athlete June 21

The running track at Oleai Sports Complex, Saipan.



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Tomorrow, Wednesday, 8 disciplines are on the program, including 7 that concern our Cagous. Only the va’a will not be in the race, racing will resume for our rowers on Thursday. However, there is no respite for athletics, badminton, beach volleyball, golf, tennis, triathlon, and weightlifting.

Find the full program here.

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