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Records tumble

Losalini Vuki
Thursday, March 27, 2014

TWENTY three new records were set at the Suva Zone Two competition at the ANZ Stadium yesterday.

Meet manager Navitalai Waiwalu said this year's meet was more competitive compared with last year.

"Our zone competition is more competitive especially Gospel High School," he said.

"We are happy to see the development of athletics in the zone and they've been improving this year. So I'm thanking the teachers and the coaches for preparing the students of our zone for taking our competition to another level."

Marist Brothers High School were crowned boys champions after scooping 27 gold, 20 silver, and 13 bronze medals followed by Suva Grammar school with 12 gold, 15 silver and 10 bronze medals.

Gospel High School settled for third place with 4 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze.

Meanwhile, St. Joseph's Secondary School is the new girls champions after being the overall girls winner with 13 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals.

SGS girls settled for second best with 9 gold, 10 silver and 10 bronze medals followed by GHS with 7 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals.

Best female athlete were Sisilia Seavula of St Joseph's Secondary School and Ana Maria of Lomary Secondary School. Both athletes grabbed two individual gold medals. Seavula won a double in the senior girls sprint events while Maria scooped gold in the senior girls triple jump and discus.

MBHS's Simione Savu was the best male athlete, winning three gold, one of which was for setting a new senior boys long jump record with a distance 7.01metres.

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