Nime to fly PNG flag in Gold Coast

<p>The 35 year old from Kundiawa in Chimbu province has represented PNG in women’s table tennis (ambulant and non-ambulant events) and athletics (shot put ambulant events).</p>

<p>“I feel very humbled to have been chosen as the country’s flag bearer. This is a blessing and an honour for a Para athlete like myself to have.</p>

<p>“This is a very special place to showcase PNG, flying our flag amongst all the other Commonwealth nations.”</p>

<p>“All in all, Team PNG is proud to be part of the Commonwealth nations and strengthening our bond, not in only competing against each other but making friends and moving forward.”</p>

<p>She thanked the government and corporate sector for their financial support to make it possible for Team PNG to take part in the Games.</p>

<p>Team PNG’s chef de mission to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Tamzin Wardley said Nime will be proudly representing PNG in the Para table tennis event on April 10.</p>

<p>“The Commonwealth Games prides itself as a truly inclusive multi-sport event.”</p>

<p>“The games have always included Para-Athletes right alongside able-bodied athletes which is one of the very special things that makes the Commonwealth Games the friendly games.”</p>

<p>“The Gold Coast Organizing Committee also announced last year that this will be the first Commonwealth Games to have the same number of medals for men and women making them a truly inclusive games.”</p>

<p>The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will run from April 4-15.</p>