Athletics at the 1987 South Pacific Games

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Athletics at the VIII South Pacific Games
Host city Nouméa, New Caledonia Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg
Date(s)December 9–18
Main stadium Stade Numa-Daly Magenta
LevelSenior
Participation11 nations
Events38 (22 men, 16 women)
Records set25


Athletics competitions at the 1987 South Pacific Games were held at the Stade Numa-Daly Magenta in Nouméa, New Caledonia, between December 9–18, 1987. [1]

Athletics at the Pacific Games

Athletics competitions have been held at every Pacific Games since the inaugural edition 1963 in Suva, Fiji and at every Pacific Mini Games since the inaugural edition 1981 in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Both events are open for the 22 member federations of the Pacific Games Council. The Pacific Games started as South Pacific Games and were renamed in 2011, whereas the Pacific Mini Games started as South Pacific Mini Games and were renamed in 2009.

Stade Numa-Daly Magenta is a multi-use stadium in Nouméa, New Caledonia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 16,000. It is currently the home ground of the New Caledonia national football team and was one of the host venues at the 2011 Pacific Games for the men's football tournament.

Nouméa Commune in New Caledonia, France

Nouméa is the capital and largest city of the French special collectivity of New Caledonia. It is situated on a peninsula in the south of New Caledonia's main island, Grande Terre, and is home to the majority of the island's European, Polynesian, Indonesian, and Vietnamese populations, as well as many Melanesians, Ni-Vanuatu and Kanaks who work in one of the South Pacific's most industrialised cities. The city lies on a protected deepwater harbour that serves as the chief port for New Caledonia.

Contents

A total of 38 events were contested, 22 by men and 16 by women.

Medal summary

Medal winners and their results were published on the Athletics Weekly webpage courtesy of Tony Isaacs and Børre Lilloe, [2] and on the Oceania Athletics Association webpage by Bob Snow. [3]

Oceania Athletics Association

The Oceania Athletics Association (OAA) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Oceania. The OAA head office is located in Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Complete results can also be found on the Oceania Athletics Association webpage by Bob Snow. [1]

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres (wind: -2.6 m/s)Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Jean Fantozzi  (NCL)10.98Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Takale Tuna  (PNG)11.21Flag of Tonga.svg  Peauope Suli  (TGA)11.22
200 metres (wind: -0.8 m/s)Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Takale Tuna  (PNG)22.10Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Rudy Brizard  (NCL)22.20Flag of Tonga.svg  Peauope Suli  (TGA)22.25
400 metres Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Takale Tuna  (PNG)49.14Flag of Fiji.svg  Joe Rodan  (FIJ)49.50Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Fosa Torea  (PNG)49.74
800 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Alain Lazare  (NCL)1:55.73Flag of Fiji.svg  Semi Vuetibau  (FIJ)1:56.17Flag of Fiji.svg  Lui Muavesi  (FIJ)1:56.21
1500 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Alain Lazare  (NCL)3:50.27 GR Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Pascal Adams  (PYF)4:00.11Flag of Fiji.svg  Binesh Prasad  (FIJ)4:01.62
5000 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Alain Lazare  (NCL)14:15.12 GR Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Pascal Adams  (PYF)15:20.21Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Aaron Dupnai  (PNG)15:23.36
10000 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Alain Lazare  (NCL)30:59.99 GR Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Aaron Dupnai  (PNG)32:28.63Flag of Fiji.svg  Shiri Chand  (FIJ)33:14.16
Marathon Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Alain Lazare  (NCL)2:26:58 GR Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Aaron Dupnai  (PNG)2:32:56Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Yannick Moglia  (NCL)2:41.06
3000 metres steeplechase Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Alain Lazare  (NCL)9:07.11 GR Flag of Fiji.svg  Davendra Singh  (FIJ)9:32.16 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Pascal Adams  (PYF)9:38.49
110 metres hurdles (wind: -1.2 m/s) Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Robert Tupuhoé  (PYF)14.76Flag of Fiji.svg  Albert Miller  (FIJ)14.80 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Glenn Barff  (PYF)15.04
400 metres hurdles Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Robert Tupuhoé  (PYF)52.37 GR Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Edmond Humuni  (NCL)53.03 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Yves Martin  (PYF)53.06
High Jump Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Clément Poaniewa  (NCL)2.02 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Jean-Luc Ebbs  (PYF)1.98Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Guillaume Vendegou  (NCL)1.96
Pole Vault Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Jean-Luc Mu Kwai Chuan  (PYF)4.60 GR Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Gaël Marlier  (NCL)4.55 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Thierry Tekuataoa  (PYF)4.35
Long Jump Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Steeve Druminy  (NCL)7.39 GR (wind: +1.3 m/s)Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Jean-Jacques Honda  (NCL)7.27 w(wind: +2.1 m/s)Flag of Tonga.svg  Setiliki Mateialona  (TGA)6.99 w(wind: +2.2 m/s)
Triple Jump Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Jean Fantozzi  (NCL)15.73 GR (wind: +2.0 m/s)Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Steeve Druminy  (NCL)15.53 w(wind: +2.9 m/s) Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Thierry Temauri  (PYF)14.49 w(wind: +2.4 m/s)
Shot Put Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Soane Suve  (NCL)15.97Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Pierre Alexandrine  (NCL)15.36Flag of Tonga.svg  Sanitesi Latu  (TGA)14.75
Discus Throw Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Gordon Barff  (PYF)51.30 GR Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Martial Bone  (NCL)47.20Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Frédéric Cassier  (NCL)44.72
Hammer Throw Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Soane Lakafia  (NCL)57.90 GR Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Frédéric Cassier  (NCL)55.52Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Pierre-Chanel Sao  (NCL)49.88
Javelin Throw (new specification)Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Jean-Paul Lakafia  (NCL)78.96 GR Flag of France.svg /Flag of Wallis and Futuna.svg  Fapiano Fakataulavelua  (WLF)77.36Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Péta Tauhavili  (NCL)75.00
Decathlon Flag of Fiji.svg  Albert Miller  (FIJ)7019 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Glenn Barff  (PYF)6319 wFlag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Ferdinand Nongkas  (PNG)5722
4 x 100 metres relay Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  New Caledonia
Christophe Simonin
Remy Chenu
Rudy Brizard
Jean Fantozzi
41.07 GR Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga
Cedric Mateialona
Peni‘Akau Loloa
Sitaneli Mafi
Peauope Suli
41.64Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
Emmanuel Mack
John Hou
David Susame
Takale Tuna
41.71
4 x 400 metres relay Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji
Henry Rogo
Braeman Yee
Lui Muavesi
Joe Rodan
3:17.46Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
John Hou
Takale Tuna
Clement Taipala
Fosa Torea
3:18.99Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  New Caledonia
Thelisse
Rudy Brizard
Edmond Humuni
Samuel Pellan
3:21.13

: Albert Miller’s score of 7019 points in Decathlon was achieved with a wind assisted (+5.2 m/s) Long Jump of 6.82m. Taking his best legal jump of 6.69m (+2.1) his score becomes 6989 points - a New Games Record .

Albert Miller (athlete) Fijian athlete

Albert Barry Miller was born December 12, 1957, in Kasavu, Cakaudrove, Fiji. Miller is a former decathlete and Olympian from Fiji. His personal best 7397 points, also the current national record of Fiji.

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres (wind: -1.2 m/s)Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Ghislaine Saint-Prix  (NCL)12.62 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Albertine An  (PYF)12.63Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Laure Uedre  (NCL)12.81
200 metres (wind: -0.3 m/s)Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Brigitte Hardel  (NCL)24.62 GR Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Albertine An  (PYF)25.41Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Laure Uedre  (NCL)25.69
400 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Brigitte Hardel  (NCL)56.32 GR Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Kanai Koniel  (PNG)59.41Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Véronique Becker  (NCL)59.64
800 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Patricia Rouby  (NCL)2:15.58 GR Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Nadia Bernard  (NCL)2:17.33 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Marie-Line Marraud  (PYF)2:18.51
1500 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Nadia Bernard  (NCL)4:35.94 GR Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Poloni Avek  (PNG)4:45.71Flag of Fiji.svg  Kelea Vetuku  (FIJ)4:50.94
3000 metres Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Nadia Bernard  (NCL)10:03.46 GR Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Poloni Avek  (PNG)10:34.44 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Teroro Meyer  (PYF)10:35.67
100 metres hurdles (wind: -0.7 m/s) Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Albertine An  (PYF)14.37 GR Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Brigitte Hardel  (NCL)14.47Flag of Fiji.svg  Sainiana Tukana  (FIJ)15.15
400 metres hurdles Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Brigitte Hardel  (NCL)60.96 GR Flag of Fiji.svg  Sainiana Tukana  (FIJ)61.90 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Léonne Ley  (PYF)63.09
High Jump Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Albertine An  (PYF)1.65Flag of Fiji.svg  Annie Tokona  (FIJ)1.63Flag of Norfolk Island.svg  Dionne Gardner  (NFK)1.63
Long Jump Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Brigitte Hardel  (NCL)5.92 (wind: +1.2 m/s) Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Albertine An  (PYF)5.77 w(wind: +2.4 m/s)Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Corinne Martin  (NCL)5.63 w(wind: +2.5 m/s)
Shot Put Flag of Tonga.svg  Siu Ivakuka  (TGA)14.00 GR Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Marie-Danielle Teanyouen  (NCL)13.75Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Marie-Christine Fakaté  (NCL)13.67
Discus Throw Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Marie-Christine Fakaté  (NCL)46.42 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Sandra Pito  (PYF)45.22Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Marie-Lucie Pauga  (NCL)43.28
Javelin Throw Flag of Fiji.svg  Mereoni Vibose  (FIJ)52.26Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  Anna Tulitau  (NCL)50.04 Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Diane Méaméa  (PYF)49.16
Heptathlon Flag of Fiji.svg  Sainiana Tukana  (FIJ)4822 GR Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Albertine An  (PYF)4817Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Iammo Launa  (PNG)4772
4 x 100 metres relay Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  New Caledonia
Laure Uedre
Corinne Martin
Brigitte Hardel
Ghislaine Saint-Prix
47.32 GR Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  French Polynesia
Jessie Manutahi
Aimata Leroy
Sandra Yansaud
Albertine An
47.64Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
Yal Jonathan
Kanai Koniel
Barbara Sapea
Iammo Launa
48.52
4 x 400 metres relay Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  New Caledonia
Catherine Uedre
Patricia Rouby
Véronique Becker
Brigitte Hardel
3:52.58 GR Flag of France.svg /Flag of French Polynesia.svg  French Polynesia
Véronique Boyer
Katia Sanford
Marie-Line Marraud
Léonne Ley
3:59.53Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea
Gisung Ngalau
Barbara Sapea
Lily Tua
Kanai Koniel
3:59.54

Medal table (unofficial)

  *   Host nation (New Caledonia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg  New Caledonia  (NCL)*25121249
2Flag of French Polynesia.svg  French Polynesia  (PYF)611926
3Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji  (FIJ)46515
4Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea  (PNG)27716
5Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga  (TON)1146
6Flag of France.svg  Wallis and Futuna  (WLF)0101
7Flag of Norfolk Island.svg  Norfolk Island  (NFK)0011
Totals (7 nations)383838114


Participation (unofficial)

Athletes from the following 11 countries were reported to participate: [1]

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References

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