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Pacific Games: Fiji Women Wins Historic Gold In First 3×3 Basketball Competition

Team captain Mickaelar Mendez was emotional after the 10-minute game and dedicated the win to her team.
20 Jul 2019 12:39
Pacific Games: Fiji Women Wins Historic Gold In First 3×3 Basketball Competition
L-R: Mickaelar Mendez, Letava Whippy , Vilisi Tavui, and Mili Koyamainavure,

Fiji has won its first historic gold in the Pacific Games women’s 3×3 basketball event.

Packed with experience, the side thrashed Cook Islands 20 – 9.

Team captain Mickaelar Mendez was emotional after the 10-minute game and dedicated the win to her team.

“As much as we won the game for ourselves, this was for our team also.”


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