Fiji Time: 3:48 PM on Friday 12 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

AOG aims for medal

Rashneel Kumar
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

ASSEMBLIES of God High School is aiming to win its first medal in the Coca-Cola Games this year.

The school has been participating in the annual secondary schools athletics meet for some years but is yet to win a medal.

Yesterday, the school held its inter-house competition at the ANZ Stadium to select the best athletes for the zone meet to qualify for the Coca-Cola Games.

School head of PEMAC department Ashish Prasad said they held the inter-house on synthetic track after a lapse of 14 years.

He said they wanted to expose their athletes to the best available facility.

"We have about 600 athletes altogether competing in the track and field events," Prasad said.

"We are encouraging participation and we hope to send more athletes to the Games this year." Prasad said they had a lot of potential in the school but they needed to be nurtured "in the right way".

He said they would be preparing their athletes for the upcoming zone meet accordingly.

"Our plan is to win a medal. It doesn't matter which event it comes from, we just want to win a medal.

"Our strength is divided equally in the track and field events."

Meanwhile, Kings won the inter-house competition which also had Apostles, Judges and Prophet competing.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65860.6396
JPY 53.786250.7862
GBP 0.32630.3183
EUR 0.41800.4060
NZD 0.71170.6787
AUD 0.66930.6443
USD 0.47540.4584

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 12th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Walkout
  2. State officials on standby
  3. More Russian arms
  4. Families apply for stay of execution order
  5. PARLIAMENT'S ORDER PAPER FOR TODAY
  6. Fiji safe
  7. Call to utilise highway
  8. 10,000 students absent daily
  9. TC Winston intensifies into category two as it wends
  10. Green light for Bill

Top Stories this Week

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen Tuesday (09 Feb)
  2. Dead on the beach Thursday (11 Feb)
  3. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  4. 3 MPs are out Wednesday (10 Feb)
  5. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  6. Ryan: Sunshine ahead Tuesday (09 Feb)
  7. Investigation as nurse falls with baby Tuesday (09 Feb)
  8. Sydney 7s thriller Wednesday (10 Feb)
  9. The origin of Fiji's sevens series Monday (08 Feb)
  10. Sevens change Wednesday (10 Feb)