​Olympic Day celebrations end in Vabukori

first_imgSome former Olympic athletes also accompanied the team to present inspirational talks. Among the group was a former sprinter representing PNG in the Athens Olympics in 2004 and again in Beijing in 2008, Mae Koime.Based on the key objectives of the Olympic Day celebration this year, the Committee centred their event associating with primary and secondary school students.Meanwhile, with the 2016 Trukai Fun Run set for this Sunday, the committee concludes the celebrations today at Vabukori village in the National Capital District with another fun-filled day.The Olympic Day is marked on June 23, which was yesterday. However, the celebration was planned to coincide with the Trukai Fun Run.The NOC thanks the students and schools participation in the week-long event and hopes to extend the celebration of the event to other provinces as well in the coming years. During the week-long celebration, which started on Monday, the National Olympic Committee (NOC) team visited some schools in the city, giving talks and educating them about sport and the Olympics.last_img read more