16 May 2011

Sport: Hosts dominate Arafura Games medal count

4:35 pm on 16 May 2011

The Arafura Games wrapped on Saturday with Australia again dominating the medal tally.

The host nation bagged a collective 249 gold medals and 698 medals all up, well clear of Macau, who won 31 gold and 93 overall.

New Caledonia won 28 golds to finish third, while the combined Papua New Guinea team won 58 medals, including a second-straight gold for the men's volleyball team.