23 Jul 2014

Sport: Guam still on top after two days of Micro Games

10:50 am on 23 July 2014

Guam have retained their lead atop the Micronesian Games medal table after the first two days of competition.

The US territory again dominated in the pool, winning 11 of the 14 events, with Jagger Stephens and Benjamin Schulte claiming four gold medals each, including relay races.

Guam also won gold in team spear-fishing with a total haul of 99 pounds.

Elsewhere, there were 55 medals handed out in athletics, including new Games records for the Pohnpei women's 4x100m relay team and Palau's Christina Wicker in the women's 5,000m, who also won gold in the 1500m.

After two days Guam has 21 gold medals, 12 silver and 4 bronze.

Hosts Pohnpei are second with 13 gold and 37 medals in all.