Suva Zone One: Namosi 800m champ continues legacy

800m queen ... Salome Vakatawabai of Namosi Secondary School. Picture: ALISI VUCAGO

800m queen ... Salome Vakatawabai of Namosi Secondary School. Picture: ALISI VUCAGO

Update: 6:12PM SALOME Vakatawabai of Namosi Secondary School carried on her legacy of being the 800m champion from primary school until high school.

The 14-year-old was the champion at the 800m sub-junior girl’s finals at the Suva Zone One competition.

She ran a time of 2.38minutes.

Salome was a gold medalist in the Under 13 grade’s 800m event at last year’s Chow Games.

“Training is hard. We go mountain running and we train on the ground and I am happy for my achievement today,” she said.