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Sapong bags 3rd gold, more NMI athletes deliver

THE NMI athletics team continued to lift commonwealth delegation bagging more medals in the Micro Games 2018 in Yap.

Zarinae Sapong bagged the third gold medal for the NMI, Thursday as she lead the 200-meter sprint with a 27.01, beating her two Guam opponents with huge distance.

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NMI’s Zarinae Sapong, left, is joined by Guam’s Richelle Tugade and Shania Bulala during medal awards presentation earlier in the week during the Micro Games 2018 in Yap.  Photo by Micro Games Yap

Guam’s Shania Bulala ran 27.25 to win the silver medal and Celine Amparo, 27.26 for the bronze.

Rachel Abrams, Elena Santos and Douglas Schmidt added more silver medals in their respective track events.

Abrams who brought in the first gold medal for NMI earlier in the week won silver medal also on Thursday in the 100-meter women hurdles with a 17.77.

Guam’s Richelle Tugade won the gold medal with a 16.71 and Palau’s Aubry Ngirangesill, took the bronze with an 18.84.

Santos won the silver medal in the women’s 1500-meter run clocking in at 5:26.49. The gold medal went to Guam’s Genina Georgette Criss with a 5:01.85 and the bronze medal to Guam’s Madison Packbier, with a 5:33.28.

Schmidt won the silver medal in men’s triple jump as he leaped 12.47 meters. The gold went to Kiribati’s Biira Burennaira who jumped 12.83 and Nauru’s Jonah Harris, the bronze with a 12.09 meters.

Tyler Santos, Nick Gross, Jerlyn Castillo and NMI women’s team delivered more bronze.

Tyler Santos got the bronze medal in the men’s 1500-meter race posting a 4:39.58 time. Guam’s Joshua Illustre won the gold medal with a 4:28.03 and Palau’s Cristia Etpison Nicolescu won the silver medal with a 4:35.50.

Gross won the bronze medal in the javelin throw reaching 46.9 meters. The gold went to Palau’s Dougwin Franze who threw 50.32 and the silver to Palau’s Iverson August, 47.74 meters.

Jerlyn Castillo won the bronze medal in the triple jump with an 8.68 meters. Guam’s Tugade won the gold with a 9.86 and Marshall Island’s Rosemaline Watley, the silver medal with a 9.23 meters.

NMI’s Therize Millare, Castillo, Sapong and Santos got the bronze medal in the women’s 4x400-meter clocking in at 4:24.43.

The gold medal went to Guam’s Shania Bulala, Packbier, Tugade and Amparo, and the silver medal to Pohnpei’s Meliza Bartolome, Diana Shigeta, Darla Jonah and Emiko Leit.