Pacific Games Basketball Tournament

Short History

     Men's basketball has been a part of the Pacific Games sporting events since the first edition in 1963 in Suva, Fiji. The women's basketball competition began at the second edition, in 1966, in Nouméa, New Caledonia.

Men's Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
South Pacific Games
1. 1963 Suva
(Fiji)
? - ? September 1963 7 nations 23 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 1966 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
? - ? December 1966 9 nations 19 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 1969 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
? - ? August 1969 8 nations 30 matches 1 venues 1 cities
4. 1971 Papeete
(French Polynesia)
? - ? 1971 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
5. 1975 Tumon
(Guam)
? - ? 1975 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
6. 1979 Suva
(Fiji)
? - ? 1979 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
7. 1983 Apia
(Samoa)
? - ? 1983 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
8. 1987 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
? - ? 1987 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
9. 1991 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
? - ? 1991 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
10. 1995 Papeete
(Tahiti)
? - ? 1995 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
11. 1999 Santa Rita
(Guam)
? - ? 1999 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
12. 2003 Suva
(Fiji)
? - ? 2003 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
13. 2007 Apia
(Samoa)
? - ? 2007 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
Pacific Games
14. 2011 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
29 Aug - 8 Sep 2011 9 nations 28 matches 3 venues 2 cities
15. 2015 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
3 - 12 July 2015 10 nations 37 matches 2 venues 1 cities
16. 2019 Apia
(Samoa)
8 - 16 July 2019 8 nations 20 matches 1 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
South Pacific Games
1. 1963 Suva
(Fiji)
TAHITI American Samoa Papua New Guinea
2. 1966 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
TAHITI New Caledonia Guam
3. 1969 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
TAHITI Papua New Guinea New Caledonia
4. 1971 Papeete
(French Polynesia)
TAHITI American Samoa Papua New Guinea
5. 1975 Tumon
(Guam)
GUAM American Samoa New Caledonia
6. 1979 Suva
(Fiji)
GUAM Tahiti American Samoa
7. 1983 Apia
(Samoa)
AMERICAN SAMOA Guam Western Samoa
8. 1987 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
AMERICAN SAMOA Fiji Guam
9. 1991 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
AMERICAN SAMOA Guam Tahiti
10. 1995 Papeete
(Tahiti)
TAHITI New Caledonia Fiji
11. 1999 Santa Rita
(Guam)
WESTERN SAMOA Guam New Caledonia
12. 2003 Suva
(Fiji)
NEW CALEDONIA Guam Western Samoa
13. 2007 Apia
(Samoa)
FIJI Guam Samoa
Pacific Games
14. 2011 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
NEW CALEDONIA Guam Tahiti
15. 2015 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
GUAM Fiji Tahiti
16. 2019 Apia
(Samoa)
GUAM Tahiti Fiji

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
South Pacific Games
1. 1963 Suva
(Fiji)
1. Tahiti, 2. American Samoa Papua New Guinea - Nauru 61-54
5. New Caledonia, 6. Fiji
Round-robin group
2. 1966 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
Tahiti - New Caledonia 42-23 Guam - Papua New Guinea 63-47 Tahiti - Guam 58-42
New Caledonia - Papua New Guinea 47-36
3. 1969 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
Tahiti - Papua New Guinea 56-39 New Caledonia - Guam 72-64 Round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
4. 1971 Papeete
(French Polynesia)
Tahiti - American Samoa 84-73 Papua New Guinea - Guam 70-60 ?
5. 1975 Tumon
(Guam)
Guam - American Samoa 97-73 New Caledonia - Tahiti 77-74 ?
6. 1979 Suva
(Fiji)
Guam - Tahiti 113-106 American Samoa - Papua New Guinea 103-101 ?
7. 1983 Apia
(Samoa)
American Samoa - Guam 86-77 Western Samoa - Fiji 109-79 ?
8. 1987 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
American Samoa - Fiji 91-63 Guam - New Caledonia 101-87 ?
9. 1991 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
1. American Samoa, 2. Guam 3. Tahiti, 4. Fiji Round-robin group
10. 1995 Papeete
(Tahiti)
Tahiti - New Caledonia 95-68 Fiji - Guam 89-86 ?
11. 1999 Santa Rita
(Guam)
Western Samoa - Guam 66-63 New Caledonia - Fiji 80-72 ?
12. 2003 Suva
(Fiji)
New Caledonia - Guam 71-63 Western Samoa - Fiji 76-73 ?
13. 2007 Apia
(Samoa)
Fiji - Guam 95-58 Samoa - New Caledonia 85-76 ?
Pacific Games
14. 2011 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
New Caledonia - Guam 50-43 Tahiti - Fiji 57-49 New Caledonia - Tahiti 63-51
Guam - Fiji 57-51
15. 2015 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
Guam - Fiji 78-61 Tahiti - Papua New Guinea 83-73 Guam - Tahiti 89-57
Fiji - Papua New Guinea 82-52
16. 2019 Apia
(Samoa)
Guam - Tahiti 83-74 Fiji - Papua New Guinea 72-49 Guam - Papua New Guinea 122-67
Tahiti - Fiji 75-72

Women's Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
South Pacific Games
1. 1966 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
? - ? December 1966 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
2. 1969 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
? - ? August 1969 5 nations 12 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 1971 Papeete
(French Polynesia)
? - ? 1971 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
4. 1975 Tumon
(Guam)
? - ? 1975 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
5. 1979 Suva
(Fiji)
? - ? 1979 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
6. 1983 Apia
(Samoa)
? - ? 1983 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
7. 1987 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
? - ? 1987 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
8. 1991 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
? - ? 1991 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
9. 1995 Papeete
(Tahiti)
? - ? 1995 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
10. 1999 Santa Rita
(Guam)
? - ? 1999 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
11. 2003 Suva
(Fiji)
? - ? 2003 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
12. 2007 Apia
(Samoa)
? - ? 2007 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
Pacific Games
13. 2011 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
29 Aug - 8 Sep 2011 8 nations 24 matches 3 venues 1 cities
14. 2015 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
3 - 11 July 2015 8 nations 22 matches 2 venues 1 cities
15. 2019 Apia
(Samoa)
8 - 16 July 2019 8 nations 20 matches 1 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
South Pacific Games
1. 1966 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
TAHITI Papua New Guinea Fiji
2. 1969 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Tahiti Fiji
3. 1971 Papeete
(French Polynesia)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Tahiti New Caledonia
4. 1975 Tumon
(Guam)
TAHITI Papua New Guinea New Caledonia
5. 1979 Suva
(Fiji)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Fiji Tahiti
6. 1983 Apia
(Samoa)
FIJI Papua New Guinea American Samoa
7. 1987 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
FIJI Tahiti Papua New Guinea
8. 1991 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Tahiti Fiji
9. 1995 Papeete
(Tahiti)
TAHITI Fiji New Caledonia
10. 1999 Santa Rita
(Guam)
TAHITI Fiji Guam
11. 2003 Suva
(Fiji)
WESTERN SAMOA Fiji New Caledonia
12. 2007 Apia
(Samoa)
FIJI American Samoa Papua New Guinea
Pacific Games
13. 2011 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
TAHITI New Caledonia Fiji
14. 2015 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
FIJI American Samoa Tahiti
15. 2019 Apia
(Samoa)
AMERICAN SAMOA Fiji Samoa

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
South Pacific Games
1. 1966 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
Tahiti - Papua New Guinea 35-31 Fiji - New Caledonia 42-30 ?
2. 1969 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
Papua New Guinea - Tahiti 35-33 Fiji - New Caledonia 50-28 Round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
3. 1971 Papeete
(French Polynesia)
Papua New Guinea - Tahiti 58-41 New Caledonia - Fiji ?-? ?
4. 1975 Tumon
(Guam)
Tahiti - Papua New Guinea 37-33 New Caledonia - Guam 78-55 ?
5. 1979 Suva
(Fiji)
Papua New Guinea - Fiji 75-68 Tahiti - New Caledonia 80-47 ?
6. 1983 Apia
(Samoa)
Fiji - Papua New Guinea 58-48 American Samoa - Tahiti 94-70 ?
7. 1987 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
Fiji - Tahiti 59-46 Papua New Guinea - Guam 95-37 ?
8. 1991 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
1. Papua New Guinea, 2. Tahiti 3. Fiji, 4. New Caledonia Round-robin group
9. 1995 Papeete
(Tahiti)
Tahiti - Fiji 64-44 New Caledonia - Guam 63-55 ?
10. 1999 Santa Rita
(Guam)
Tahiti - Fiji 58-42 Guam - American Samoa 70-55 ?
11. 2003 Suva
(Fiji)
Western Samoa - Fiji 47-44 New Caledonia - Tahiti 68-52 ?
12. 2007 Apia
(Samoa)
Fiji - American Samoa 70-62 Papua New Guinea - Tahiti 70-59 ?
Pacific Games
13. 2011 Nouméa
(New Caledonia)
Tahiti - New Caledonia 59-47 Fiji - Samoa 64-51 Tahiti - Samoa 69-45
New Caledonia - Fiji 56-50
14. 2015 Port Moresby
(Papua New Guinea)
Fiji - American Samoa 75-61 Tahiti - Papua New Guinea 62-51 Second round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
15. 2019 Apia
(Samoa)
American Samoa - Fiji 74-53 Samoa - Guam 87-85 American Samoa - Samoa 83-49
Fiji - Guam 87-51

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