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Tabuatalei wins V1 marathon regatta

Rashneel Kumar
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

VETERAN Salome Tabuatalei won the eight kilometre V1 marathon regatta in Suva over the weekend.

The opening Fiji Outrigger event which was held on Saturday had 16 paddlers participating in the women's 8km race.

Tabuatalei of Kai Wai club, Lami finished on top followed by newcomer Theresa Avon of Taf'aga Canoe Club (Suva), who debuted in the senior level after moving up from under-19 last year.

Natalia Evans of Kai Wai managed the third place finish.

In the men's 12.5km race, which had 25 paddlers participating, Johnny Chung of Walu Va'a finished first followed by Johji Wong and Mac Cakaulevu of Taf'aga on second and third, respectively.

In the last race of the day, eight junior paddlers from Takia and Taf'aga took part with Keanu Reiher of Takia taking out the boy's race and Lauryn Inia of Taf'aga finishing first for the girls.


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