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Gold target

Pravin Narain
Saturday, February 10, 2018

SUVA-BASED John Wesley College is targeting to win four gold medals in the 2018 Coca-Cola Games which will be held at the ANZ Stadium in Suva in April.

John Wesley College hosted its inter-house at the ANZ Stadium in Suva yesterday.

College assistant principal Dinesh Kumar said the athletes were blessed with the fine weather.

"The athletes came out in full force during the college's inter-house and we will select the best athletes for the zonal competition for the Coca-Cola Games and we are being helped by former athlete Jone Koroi who is working with our PEMAC head of department Tavo Lagavatu," Kumar said.

"We want to get our elite squad and we are targeting to win four gold medals after looking at the performance of our athletes.

"We have got bigger number of students and we will build up towards to the Coca-Cola Games."

The athletes competed for their respective houses which included Ratabacaca, Sotutu, Bole and Tuilovoni.

"We got about 250 athletes who competed in the different categories," he added.

"It was a blessing to have a fine weather though it rained in the morning.

"We have planned to use the ANZ Stadium a lot to help the athletes in their training and it will be a good build-up for our students."

Meanwhile, the medal tally will be released on Monday.

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