Triple N Zone: Sanita aims to win 100m finals

Sanita Vurilagi of Nakasi High School getting ready for the 100m finals at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Picture: ALISI VUCAGO

Update: 2:24PM THE Nakasi High School athletics team is banking on 14-year-old Sanita Vurilagi to win their first medal at the 100m finals for the Triple N zone.

The Year 9 student will be participating in the final of the 100m and 200m events after coming in first in the heats.

Sanita said preparations for the event had been tough, however, she was determined to do her best in the finals.

“I train with coach Henry Elder and it is quite tough. Sometimes I vomit, or on the verge of fainting but I find myself determined to carry on and not give up,” she said.

“I am just here to try and make a name for Nakasi High School and I will try my best.”