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Savusavu hosts first archery tournament

Emoni Narawa
Friday, August 29, 2014

THE Fiji Archery Association held its first archery competition in Suvasavu last weekend.

Hailing the event as a success, FAA secretary Ajay Ballu said they were pleased to promote the sport outside of Viti Levu.

He said it was the complement of the Fiji Sports Commission and Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC).

"This is the first time, we took the sport to Savusavu," he said.

"Our goal is to promote the sport outside of Viti Levu and we're glad to have started in Savusavu."

The competition was held on Saturday and Sunday at the Hot Spring sports ground.

"We thank the Sport Commission and FASANOC for facilitating the event.

"They provided for us and definitely it is a way to develop the sport to other parts of Fiji."

Fiji's number one archer, Robert Elder was at the top of his game again winning the overall competition.

Elder won gold in the Recurve men's competition while George Fong settled for the silver.

In the men's compound category, Fred Leota won gold.

Homeboy, Jeoff of Savusavu was second and John Laynen won bronze.

Lisa Fong won the ladies compound event.

In the Novice division, Ateca Laynen came first.








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