The country of Papua New Guinea (PNG) borders Indonesia and sits north of Australia and west of the Solomon Islands.
- The independent state of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the South Pacific joined the Commonwealth in 1975.
- Papua New Guinea made their debut in the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth taking home a boxing bronze. Since then they have competed in every Games apart from Edinburgh in 1986.
- The sports of boxing, lawn bowls and shooting have brought PNG medal success.
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