Basketball at the Pacific Games

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Guam plays Fiji in the Men's gold medal match at the 2015 Pacific Games.

Basketball at the Pacific Games (previously known as the South Pacific Games) has been played since 1963.[1][2][3] It has also been contested at the Pacific Mini Games and, from the games at Port Vila in 2017, under the 3x3 format.

Pacific Games[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Games Year Host city Medals Refs
Gold Silver Bronze
South Pacific Games  
I 1963
(details)
Suva
Tahiti

American Samoa
Territory of Papua and New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
[2][3][4]
II 1966 Nouméa
Tahiti

New Caledonia

Guam
[5][6]
III 1969
(details)
Port Moresby
Tahiti

Papua New Guinea

New Caledonia
[7][8]
IV 1971 Papeete
Tahiti

American Samoa

Papua New Guinea
[9][10]
V 1975 Tumon
Guam

American Samoa

New Caledonia
[11][12]
VI 1979 Suva
Guam

Tahiti

American Samoa
[13][14]
VII 1983 Apia
American Samoa

Fiji

Western Samoa
[15]
VIII 1987 Nouméa
American Samoa

Fiji

Guam
[16][17]
IX 1991
(details)
Port Moresby
American Samoa

Guam

Tahiti
[18]
X 1995 Papeete
Tahiti

New Caledonia

Fiji
[19][20]
XI 1999 Santa Rita
Western Samoa

Guam

New Caledonia
[21]
XII 2003 Suva
New Caledonia

Guam

Western Samoa
[22][23]
XIII 2007 Apia
Fiji

Guam

Samoa
[24][25]
[26][27]
Pacific Games  
XIV 2011
(details)
Nouméa
New Caledonia

Guam

Tahiti
[28]
XV 2015
(details)
Port Moresby
Guam

Fiji

Tahiti
[29]
XVI 2019
(details)
Apia [30]

Men's 3x3[edit]

Games Year Host city Medals Refs
Gold Silver Bronze
XVI 2019
(details)
Apia

Women's tournament[edit]

Games Year Host city Medals Refs
Gold Silver Bronze
South Pacific Games  
No women's tournament in 1963
II 1966 Nouméa
Tahiti

Papua New Guinea

Fiji
[5]
III 1969
(details)
Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Tahiti

Fiji
[7]
IV 1971 Papeete
Papua New Guinea

Tahiti

New Caledonia
[9]
V 1975 Tumon
Papua New Guinea

Tahiti

Fiji
[11]
VI 1979 Suva
Papua New Guinea

Fiji

Tahiti
[13]
VII 1983 Apia
Fiji

Papua New Guinea

Western Samoa
[15]
VIII 1987 Nouméa
Fiji

Tahiti

Papua New Guinea
[16]
IX 1991
(details)
Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea

Tahiti

Fiji
[18]
X 1995 Papeete
Tahiti

Fiji

New Caledonia
[19]
XI 1999 Santa Rita
Tahiti

Fiji

Guam
[21]
XII 2003 Suva
Western Samoa

Fiji

New Caledonia
[31]
XIII 2007 Apia
Fiji

American Samoa

Papua New Guinea
[32][25]
Pacific Games  
XIV 2011
(details)
Nouméa
Tahiti

New Caledonia

Fiji
[28]
XV 2015
(details)
Port Moresby
Fiji

American Samoa

Tahiti
[33]
XVI 2019
(details)
Apia

Women's 3x3[edit]

Games Year Host city Medals Refs
Gold Silver Bronze
XVI 2019
(details)
Apia

Medal table[edit]

These are the all time medal standings in Pacific Games basketball for both men and women in all formats of the game since 1963. Men's basketball has been contested since the inaugural games in 1963, while the women's tournament made its debut in the second games in 1966. The 3x3 format was added for both men and women in 2019.

All-time medal table – Pacific Games Basketball
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Tahiti (TAH)96520
2 Fiji (FIJ)57618
3 Papua New Guinea (PNG)53412
4 Guam (GUM)35311
5 American Samoa (ASA)3519
6 New Caledonia (NCL)23611
7 Samoa (SAM)2046
Totals (7 nations)29292987

Pacific Mini Games[edit]

Men[edit]

Games Year Host city Medals Refs
Gold Silver Bronze
South Pacific Mini Games – Basketball  
V 1997 Pago Pago
American Samoa

Guam

Tahiti
[34]
VII 2005 Koror
New Caledonia

Guam

Fiji
[35]
Not contested at the Mini Games 2009-13
Pacific Mini Games – 3x3 Basketball  
X 2017
(details)
Port Vila Samoa
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
[36][37]

Women[edit]

Games Year Host city Medals Refs
Gold Silver Bronze
South Pacific Mini Games – Basketball  
V 1997 Pago Pago
Tahiti

American Samoa

Fiji
[34]
VII 2005 Koror
Fiji

Papua New Guinea

New Caledonia
[38]
Not contested at the Mini Games 2009-13
Pacific Mini Games – 3x3 Basketball  
X 2017
(details)
Port Vila Cook Islands
Cook Islands
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Vanuatu
Vanuatu
[39][40]

Medals[edit]

Basketball was first played at the Pacific Mini Games in 1997. The 3x3 version was introduced for 2017.

All-time medal table – Pacific Mini Games Basketball
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 American Samoa (ASA)1102
2 Fiji (FIJ)1023
3 New Caledonia (NCL)1012
 Tahiti1012
5 Cook Islands (COK)1001
 Samoa (SAM)1001
7 Papua New Guinea (PNG)0213
8 Guam (GUM)0202
9 Solomon Islands (SOL)0101
10 Vanuatu (VAN)0011
Totals (10 nations)66618

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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