Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Falcam Informs Other Leaders to FSM Games in Kosrae

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): June 27, 1997 - On June 27, 1997, FSM Vice President Leo A. Falcam informed President Imata Kabua of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, President Kuniwo Nakamura of the republic of Palau, Governor Froilain C. Tenorio of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Governor Carl T. Gutierrez of Guam that the Second FSM games will be held on Kosrae from July 15th to the 25, 1997.

"The FSM National Government and the host State of Kosrae will be pleased to welcome your leaders and citizens who may wish to observe the FSM Games," Vice President Falcam said, and adding that, "the State of Kosrae has been busily preparing venues and organizing sports committees."

Close to 1000 athletes from yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae will be participating in sports including baseball, basketball, canoe racing, spear fishing, softball, swimming, table tennis, volleyball, track and field, weighlifting and Micronesia All-Around. The games will unite the youth of the FSM through competitive sports. "I am confident the FSM games will be a great success," Vice President Falcam said.

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