Athletics at the Pacific Games

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Athletics competitions have been held at both the quadrennial Pacific Games since the inaugural edition 1963 in Suva, Fiji and the quadrennial 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.

(South) Pacific Games[edit]

Editions[edit]

Games Year Host city Country Events
Men Women Total
I 1963 (details) Suva  Fiji 19 10 29
II 1966 (details) Nouméa  New Caledonia 20 11 31
III 1969 (details) Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Papua and New Guinea 22 12 34
IV 1971 (details) Pirae French Polynesia/ French Polynesia 22 13 35
V 1975 (details) Tumon  Guam 22 13 35
VI 1979 (details) Suva  Fiji 22 15 37
VII 1983 (details) Apia  Western Samoa 22 16 38
VIII 1987 (details) Nouméa  New Caledonia 22 16 38
IX 1991 (details) Port Moresby  Papua New Guinea 23 18 41
X 1995 (details) Pirae French Polynesia/ Tahiti 23 19 42
XI 1999 (details) Santa Rita  Guam 23 22 45
XII 2003 (details) Suva  Fiji 23 21 44
XIII 2007 (details) Apia  Samoa 23 22 45
XIV 2011 (details) Nouméa  New Caledonia 22 22 44
XV 2015 (details) Port Moresby  Papua New Guinea
XVI 2019 (details) Nukuʻalofa  Tonga

Medals[edit]

Medal winners for the athletics events of the Pacific Games until 2003 were published.[1] Complete results can be found on the Oceania Athletics Association webpage.[2]

(South) Pacific Mini Games[edit]

Editions[edit]

Games Year Host city Country Events
Men Women Total
I 1981 (details) Honiara, Guadalcanal  Solomon Islands 22 14 36
II 1985 (details) Rarotonga  Cook Islands 23 17 40
III 1989 (details) Nukuʻalofa, Tongatapu  Tonga 23 17 40
IV 1993 (details) Port Vila, Efate  Vanuatu 23 19 42
V 1997 (details) Pago Pago, Tutuila  American Samoa 23 19 42
VI 2001 (details) Middlegate  Norfolk Island 22 21 43
VII 2005 (details) Koror  Palau 20 19 39
VIII 2009 (details) Rarotonga  Cook Islands 21 20 41
IX 2013 (details) Mata-Utu, Uvea Wallis and Futuna/ Wallis and Futuna 25 22 47
X 2017 (details) Port Vila, Efate  Vanuatu

Medals[edit]

Medal winners for the athletics events of the Pacific Mini Games until 2005 were published.[3] Complete results can be found on the Oceania Athletics Association webpage.[2]

See also[edit]

List of Pacific Games records in athletics

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES, Athletics Weekly, retrieved March 25, 2013 
  2. ^ a b Pacific Games/Mini Games Results & Associated Stories, OAA, retrieved March 25, 2013 
  3. ^ SOUTH PACIFIC MINI GAMES, Athletics Weekly, retrieved April 4, 2013