Fiji Time: 11:15 PM on Monday 27 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

New winners in Nadroga Navosa zone meet

Maciu Malo
Sunday, March 23, 2014

NEW winners were crowned in this year's Coca-Cola Games Nadroga Navosa athletics zone meet.

Sigatoka Andhra and Sigatoka Methodist colleges ended Cuvu College's dominance in the zone.

Andhra College led by inspirational sprint king Pita Vonowale dominated the sprint events and relays to end Cuvu College's six-year reign.

The battle between Andhra and Cuvu went down to the wire as they were level with 15 gold medals each before Vonowale anchored his 4x100m senior boys relay team to a golden win and enabling his team to win the boys' title.

In the girls category, Sigatoka Methodist dominated the field events to win 13 gold medals, and surprisingly Sigatoka Valley made its mark to come in second with 11 gold medals.

The win is the first for the school since the inception of the competition.

Bemana Catholic School track queen Loata Meawai was named the best female athlete for winning the 200m, 400 and helping her 4x100m relay team to win gold medal.

A total of 28 records were set during the two-day event.

Zone spokeswoman Miliana Druma said the standard of the games had improved over previous years.

She also acknowledged the performances of rural and small schools such as Sigatoka Valley, Bemana and Kavanagasau.

"The competition level has improved, this is evident in the number of records being set," said Druma.

"This crowning as new winners show the competitiveness of the games.

"This will be a good year for Nadroga athletes and we just need to help prepare our students for the Fiji finals."








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 0.63520.6162
JPY 50.164947.1649
GBP 0.36110.3531
EUR 0.44150.4295
NZD 0.69470.6617
AUD 0.65900.6340
USD 0.48880.4718

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. INTERPOL assists with Natadola gruesome discovery, missing couple
  2. Tui Wailevu passes on
  3. Police probe body parts find
  4. A blessing in disguise
  5. NFP disquiet over State stance
  6. Official: No division within SODELPA
  7. VKB entries 'clear'
  8. Steadfast
  9. Gravel extraction worry
  10. Drug-free athletes

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  2. For his people Tuesday (21 Jun)
  3. 3 Flying Fijians and Tuwai march in Tuesday (21 Jun)
  4. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)
  5. 'Big task' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  6. 12 families homeless Wednesday (22 Jun)
  7. 'Nothing unusual' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  8. Resignation threat Saturday (25 Jun)
  9. Rabuka in Saturday (25 Jun)
  10. 2016-2017 Budget: The major drivers of economic growth Thursday (23 Jun)