SPG 2007 Archery News

After a close finish, archery competitors Pualele Atoa-Craig (SAM) and Isabelle Soero (NC) embrace

SPG archery ends with gold and friendship

With a toast to Pacific archery from Prime Minister Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi and a first ever archery gold for Samoa, a close final day for SPG2007 archery exceeded expectations.more
Daniele Gras accepts gold in the Mixed Recurve Team Matchplay

16 year old wins archery gold on day for all ages

Archery brings health to all ages at SPG2007, with New Caledonia's Daniele Gras the youngest.more
The Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi accepts silver

PM wins silver, as teams tested for depth

A Prime Minister's team wins silver, and while new Pacific archery teams show depth, Tahiti and New Caledonia win goldmore
Tahiti's Teiva and Tearii Winkelstroeter (m+r), with Fiji's Robert Elder (l)

Archery rivalries transcend generational ties

SPG archery has seen developing rivalries between individuals, nations and ... a father and son.more
Archers line up

New Caledonia, Tahiti take gold in first day

The first day of archery featured nailbiting finishes, a strong showing from the New Caledonian archers, and the Samoans surprise many with 2 medals and the emergence of a young hope.more
Each ring of the target  has a score, with a 'bullseye' worth 10 points

SPG Archery - Only the fittest will survive

Armed with a little knowledge about the sport and strong nerves, the public can expect to be entertained and thrilled by the modern incarnation of this ancient sport.more
Samoa's Muaausa Joseph Walter in training for the Games

FITA guests watch over rise of Pacific archery

Eagerly anticipating a new stage in the development of archery in the Pacific, representatives from FITA, the governing body for international archery, are in Samoa for the SPG 2007 competition.more

Oceania Championships in Apia in October

The Oceania Archery Federation hosted the Oceania Championships in Apia in early October. This event was the first official test event in preparation for the 2007 South Pacific Games.more
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