Team Cook Islands flagbearers Julieanne Westrupp and Stephen Willis lead the Rarotonga-based athletes and officials in a special parade on Saturday. LOSIRENE LACANIVALU/23110501
Team Cook Islands flagbearers Julieanne Westrupp and Stephen Willis led the Rarotonga-based athletes and officials in a special parade through Avarua town on Saturday.
Islands will be represented by 230 athletes and officials at the 2023 Pacific
Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands from November 19 to December 2.
the unveiling of Team Cook Islands uniform on Friday night, Westrupp
congratulated all the athletes who have been selected to represent the country
in various sports.
Cook Islands will compete in Athletics, Boxing, Swimming, Weightlifting,
Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Golf, Netball, Oe Vaka, Rugby, Rugby League,
Tennis, and Touch Rugby at the 2023 Games.
who will be leading the Touch team, said a lot of hard work and fundraising
have been done and thanked all their families for their support. She also
thanked government for their financial support.