Beach volleyball at the Pacific Games

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Beach volleyball at the Pacific Games has been contested since 1999 when the sport was included at the Eleventh South Pacific Games held in Guam. Since that time, Beach volleyball has been one of the core sports of the Pacific Games, required to be included for both men and women in every games. It has also been included in some of the Pacific Mini Games, starting with the seventh edition held in Palau in 2005.

Pacific Games[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Games Host city Final Third play-off Ref
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score 4th place
XI 1999
(details)
Santa Rita Samoa
Lomitusi Pritchard
Kennaway Maisa
1–0 Wallis and Futuna
SoaneMaugateau
P. Tufale
Fiji
Waisale Suka
ApenisaSaukuru
1–0 Guam
Bert Mercado
Brian Goolsby
[1]
[2]
[3]
[4]
XII 2003
(details)
Suva French Polynesia
Steeve Tuihani
Axel Vaki
2–0 Tonga
Tio Fonohema
Soane Vaipulu
Fiji
Waisale Suka
RupeniNainima
2–1 Samoa
?
[5]
[6]
[7]
XIII 2007
(details)
Apia French Polynesia
MaheanuuHapiatahaa
Dino Tauraa
2–1 Fiji
Waisale Suka [8]
Eroni Suasua
Tonga
KamaManulevu
Tio Fonohema
2–0
Jon Taoupoulou
Anselmen Wea
[9]
[10]
[11]
XIV 2011
(details)
Nouméa Fiji
AisakeRaratabu
Waisale Suka
2–1
FrantzGouzenes
Yvannick Iwa
French Polynesia
Dino Tauraa
Vatea Tauraa
2–1 American Samoa
Sigalu Selefuti Aitui
SamSamasoniSam
[12]
[13]
XV 2015
(details)
Port Moresby Papua New Guinea
Richard Kilarupa
Moha Mea
2–0 Fiji
Aisake Raratabu
Waisale Suka
American Samoa
MilesMuagututia
Sigalu Aitui
2–0 Tonga
MetuiselaVainikolo
Salesi Tuakoi
[14]
[15]
XVI 2019
(details)
Apia Australia
Tim Dickson
Marcus Ferguson
2–1 French Polynesia
Terau Ena
Jeremie Paraue
Tonga
Semisi Funaki
Tio Fonohema
2–1 American Samoa
Sigalu Aitui
Tauvela Fagaima

Women's tournament[edit]

Games Host city Final Third play-off Ref
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score 4th place
XI 1999
(details)
Santa Rita Fiji
Mereula Meya
Sanimelia Francis
round
robin
Solomon Islands
Suzie Leong
Gabriella Diau
Papua New Guinea
Dorothy Kivung
Alice Ito
round
robin
Guam
Regina Ferguson
Lisa Bordallo
[16]
[3]
[4]
XII 2003
(details)
Suva Fiji
Mereula Meya [17]
 Finau Waqa [18]
2–0 French Polynesia
Raurea Temarii
Lokelani Vero [19]

?
2–0 Solomon Islands
Suzie Leong [20]
Gabriella Diau [21]
[6]
[22]
XIII 2007
(details)
Apia French Polynesia
Lokelani Vero
Taiana Tere
2–1 Fiji
Mereula Meya
Finau Waqa
Vanuatu
Henriette Iatika
Miller Elwin[23]
2–1
Armonie Konhu
Aurelie Konhu
[24]
[25]
[26]
XIV 2011
(details)
Nouméa Vanuatu
Linline Matauatu
Miller Elwin
2–0
Sulita Malivao
Sylvie Mero
French Polynesia
Kahaialanie Tauraa
Ramata Temarii
2–0 Papua New Guinea
Raka Tai
Dianne Moia
[27]
[28]
[29]
XV 2015
(details)
Port Moresby American Samoa
Rachelle Suaava
Litara Sisitina
2–1 Vanuatu
Loti Joe
Leeslyn Ler
French Polynesia
Vaimiti Lee Tham
Heiani Vaki
2–1 Papua New Guinea
Alice Ito
 Diane Moia [30]
[14]
[31]
XVI 2019
(details)
Apia Vanuatu
Miller Pata (née Elwin)
Shersyn Toko
2–0 French Polynesia
Vaihere Fareura
Emere Maau
American Samoa
Litara Keil
Deveney Pula
2–0 Solomon Islands
Rose Gwali
Hannah Donga

Medal table[edit]

These are the all time medal standings in Pacific Games beach volleyball for both men and women since 1999, updated to include 2019.

All-time medal table – Pacific Games Beach Volleyball
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Tahiti (TAH) 3 3 3 9
2  Fiji (FIJ) 3 3 2 8
3  Vanuatu (VAN) 2 1 1 4
4  American Samoa (ASM) 1 0 2 3
5  Papua New Guinea (PNG) 1 0 1 2
6  Australia (AUS) 1 0 0 1
 Samoa (SAM) 1 0 0 1
8 New Caledonia 0 2 1 3
9  Tonga (TGA) 0 1 2 3
10  Solomon Islands (SOL) 0 1 0 1
Wallis and Futuna (WLF) 0 1 0 1
Totals (11 nations) 12 12 12 36

Pacific Mini Games[edit]

Men's[edit]

Games Host city Final Third play-off Ref
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score 4th place
VII 2005
(details)
Koror Tonga
Tio Fonohema
Samuela Fotu
2–0
Petelo Manuopuava
Jon Taoupoulou
Guam
David Rillera
Brian Matanane
2–1 Wallis and Futuna
Soane Tuitoga
Vitali Petelo Tupou
[32]
[33]
[34]
[35]
IX 2013
(details)
Mata-Utu French Polynesia
Terau Ena
Steve Tauraa
2–0 Samoa
 ?
Papua New Guinea
Richard Batari
 Harry Omoa [36]
2–0 Tonga
Samuela Fotu
Tio Fonohema
[37]
[38]
X 2017
(details)
Port Vila Papua New Guinea
Moha Mea
Richard Kilarupa
2–1 Samoa
Eneliko Tui
Ioane Lesoa
Fiji
Nacanieli Elliott
Inia Korowale
2–0 Tonga
Salesi Tuakoi
Semisi Funaki
[39]
[40]
XI 2021
(details)
Saipan

Women's[edit]

Games Host city Final Third play-off Ref
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score 4th place
VII 2005
(details)
Koror Fiji
Mereula Meya
AgnesTuilevuka [41]
2–0
Hajen Atrea
ArmonieKonhu [42]
Guam
Lisette Bordallo
AubreyPosadas [43]
2–1 Solomon Islands
Rose Gwali
Susie Leong [44]
[45]
[46]
[34]
[35]
IX 2013
(details)
Mata-Utu Vanuatu
Joyce Joshua
Linline Matauatu
2–0 Papua New Guinea
Leontine Ono [47]
 Hazel Ruga [48]
Solomon Islands
 ?
2–1 Palau
Hila Asanuma
HollyYamada [49]
[38]
[37]
X 2017
(details)
Port Vila Vanuatu
Loti Joe
Linline Matautu
2–0 Solomon Islands
Rose Gwali
Hanah Donga
Fiji
Laite Nima
Iliseva Ratudina
2–0 Papua New Guinea
Emily Bae
Michelle Walo
[39]
[50]
XI 2021
(details)
Saipan

Medal tally[edit]

These are the all time medal standings in Pacific Mini Games beach volleyball for both men and women since 2005, updated to include 2017.

All-time medal table – Pacific Mini Games Beach Volleyball
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Vanuatu (VAN) 2 0 0 2
2  Papua New Guinea (PNG) 1 1 1 3
3  Fiji (FIJ) 1 0 2 3
4  Tahiti (TAH) 1 0 0 1
 Tonga (TGA) 1 0 0 1
6 New Caledonia 0 2 0 2
 Samoa (SAM) 0 2 0 2
8  Solomon Islands (SOL) 0 1 1 2
9  Guam (GUM) 0 0 2 2
Totals (9 nations) 6 6 6 18

See also[edit]

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