2018 OCEANIA MICRONESIAN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
JUNE 14 - 16
The Micronesia Regional Championship is a biannual event that was established in 2016, 1st event and hosted on Pohnpei. This year, Saipan is hosting the second event set for June 14 and 15, 2018. The event will feature top athletes from our neighboring Micronesian Islands. This year's participating islands - Yap, Phonpei, Chuuk, Guam, Republic of Palau, Nauru, Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands and Saipan, CNMI. Next stop is Yap for the July 2018 Micro Pacific Games.
(the photos are all mixed athletes from participating islands)
2018 MICRO GAMES ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH COCA-COLA FOREMOST
Colonia, Yap. The 2018 Micro Games Organizing Committee today announced their partnership with Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Micronesia), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. as the exclusive non-alcoholic beverage sponsor of the quadrennial event that will take place in Yap during July 15 to 27.
“We are very excited about the sponsorship of Coca-Cola and Foremost,” said Mr. Liyon Sulog, CEO of the 2018 Micro Games. “Coca-Cola has been a worldwide partner of the International Olympics for many years and, as such, its prominent presence in Yap will recognize the Micro Games as a leading regional sporting event.”
Coca-Cola and Foremost CEO Mr. Marcos W. Fong emphasized the commitment of the companies to the Micronesian Islands. “Our investment in the Micro Games underscores our commitment to Micronesia and the spirit of the Games’ goal of ‘developing sport for the benefit of the people, the nations and the territories of the Micronesian Community.’ In addition to Coca-Cola being the Official Beverage Partner, we are pleased to provide Powerade as the Official Sports Drink and Foremost Quench as the Official Water of the 2018 Micro Games,” Mr. Fong said.
The State of Yap will host approximately 1,500 athletes and coaches from Kosrae, Kiribati, Nauru, Chuuk, CNMI, Pohnpei, Guam, Palau, Marshall Islands, and Yap participating in baseball, basketball, indoor and beach volleyball, va’a canoe, open water swimming, spearfishing, track and field, wrestling, weightlifting, soccer, table tennis and the Micro All-Around.
Marcos W. Fong (second left), CEO, Coca-Cola Beverages Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. and Liyon Sulog (third right), CEO, 2018 Micro Games seal the beverage partnership between Coca-Cola and Foremost and the 2018 Micro Games with a handshake at the Coke and Foremost corporate headquarters in Barrigada Heights, Guam. They are joined by (from left) Mike Brown, regional sales director and Rusty M. Loyola, import/export manager, both of Coca-Cola and Foremost; and Lukas Ruuemau, president, Pacific Bus Company and 2018 Micro Games supporter.
Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. CEO Marcos W. Fong (center) hands over Coke and Foremost products to the 2018 Micro Games Organizing Committee led by 2018 Micro Games CEO Liyon Sulog (second left) to hydrate 1,500 athletes and coaches in Micronesia who will participate in the quadrennial sporting event hosted this year by the State of Yap from July 15 to 27. With them (from left) are Rusty M. Loyola, import/export manager and Mike Brown, regional sales director, both of Coca- Cola and Foremost; and Lukas Ruuemau, president, Pacific Bus Company and 2018 Micro Games supporter.
For more information about the 2018 Micro Games, go to www.microgames2018.com or
@microgames2018. For more information about Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc., go to www.coke-foremost.com.