6 Dec 2013

Sport: Big medal haul for American Samoa on track

12:31 pm on 6 December 2013

Apati Tua has won a gold medal for American Samoa at the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games in Newcastle, Australia.

Tua placed first in her women's 100 meter division on Thursday in what turned out to be a big day for the track and field athletes.

Dennis Vaiga has also won a silver medal in shot put, Lita Lulai won a bronze in her division for the women's 100 while Justin Lutu won a ribbon for placing third in his shot put bracket.

Meanwhile in football, American Samoa will play off for the gold medal against

the Philippines in Division B.