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Boxing brings plenty of cheers at Cook Islands Games

Thursday 13 October 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Boxing, Sports


Boxing brings plenty of cheers at Cook Islands Games
Atiu’s Lindsay Tei faced Atiu’s Teva Hosking Tinirau in the super heavyweight final last night. Tei is pictured in his win against Mauke’s Michael Schuster on Tuesday night. Picture: RASHNEEL KUMAR/ 22101211

The crowd favourite boxing event concluded last night after three days of intensive competition at the National Auditorium.

Last night the junior women’s middleweight, open women’s middleweight, open men’s middleweight, open men’s super weight and open men’s heavyweight finals were held. The open men’s super heavyweight bronze medal playoff was also held last night. The results were not available when this edition went to press last night.

As of 9am yesterday, Mangaia maintained its lead in the overall open medal tally with 28 gold, 15 silver and 14 bronze medals and 199 points. Aitutaki is placed second with 12 gold, 23 silver and 15 bronze medals (144 points) followed by Atiu with 15 gold, 13 silver and 10 bronze medals (124 points)

Today’s events:  Beach Volleyball (Nikao Beach Courts): 10am-5.30pm, Cricket (Matavera/Ngatangiia): 10am-6pm, Football (CIFA Academy): 12pm - 4pm, Lawn Bowls (Rarotonga Bowling Club): 5.30pm-7.30pm, Netball (National Indoor Arena): 8.30am-9.30pm, Rugby League 9's (National Stadium): 12.30pm-6.30pm, Sailing (Muri Beach): 9.30am-3.30pm