Sport: Fiji secure Comm Games boxing medal

Fiji boxer Winston Hill is assured of a Commonwealth Games medal after winning his quarter final clash on the Gold Coast last night.

The 24 year old beat Scotland‘s Stephen Newns by unanimous points decision in the men‘s 69kg division to advance to the semi finals.

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Winston Hill will take on Northern Ireland‘s Aidan Walsh on Friday for a place in the gold medal match.

Vanuatu‘s Berry Namri and Samoa‘s Frank Masoe were beaten in their respective quarter finals at Oxenford Studios.

But four more Pacific fighters have the chance today to guarantee themselves a medal.

Papua New Guinea‘s Charles Keama and Thadius Katua are competing in the men‘s 52kg and 60kg quarter finals, while Samoa‘s Henry Tyrell and Ato Plodzicki-Faoagali are in men‘s 75kg and 81kg categories.

Vanuatu‘s Dephnny Naliupis features in the women‘s para 100m final at Carrara Stadium later this evening, while the beach volleyballers take on Australia in the women‘s semi finals at Coolangatta.