Mauke player lines up his serve in the table tennis event at the National Indoor Arena yesterday. RASHNEEL KUMAR/22101016
The much-anticipated boxing, football and beach volleyball events in the 2022 Cook Islands Games started on day eight yesterday.
The beach volleyball began in the morning at the
National Beach Courts in Nikao, football kicked off at midday in Matavera and
boxing got underway at the National Auditorium last night.
Cricket and table tennis events also started
yesterday. All these events alongside lawn balls, tennis and touch rugby will
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, 22 silver and 15 bronze medals (141 points) followed by Atiu with 14 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze medals (116 points).