Update: 4:24PM A MAJOR blow today to the Marist Brother’s High School campaign to restore athletics champion status.
Ratu Josefa Tabakaucoro was injured today while running in the heats of the men’s 100m event at Athletics Fiji’s Easter Games.
The MBHS intermediate athlete was fractions of a second away from the finish line which Veiuto Club’s Francis Kirikirikula eventually won.
Crying in pain, the Bau lad was taken to hospital and local coaches trackside said it was a grade 2 injury which ruled him out of the Coke Games.
Athletics Fiji development officer Albert Miller said the injury was common for elite athletes and said it could take weeks or months for him to recover.