Yeshnil Karan and Banuve Tabakaucoro after winning gold medals [Source: FASANOC]
Fiji’s long-distance runner Yeshnil Karan scooped gold in the men’s 1500m in style at the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan, Northern Marianas.
Karan clocked a time of 3 minutes and 59.79 seconds.
George Yamak of Papua New Guinea won silver with a time of 4 minutes and 7.84 seconds.
In third place was Aquila Turalom also of Papua New Guinea who clocked 4 minutes and 7.95 seconds.
Pacific’s fastest man Banuve Tabakaucoro bagged another gold medal in the men’s 200 meters final.
This is Tabakaucoro’s third gold medal at the Games.
Tabakaucoro clocked a time of 21.11 seconds.
In other events this evening, the Tennis team won two silver medals in the womens and mixed doubles.