Young focused to qualify for world championship

Jim Bolakoro (left) and Heleina Young (right) with fellow athletes at Nadi Airport. Picture: SUPPLIED

SAINT Joseph secondary School ace runner Heleina Young is looking forward to qualify for the Under-20 World Championship in Finland in July.
Young who is part of the Fiji development team has settled in well ahead of the Melanesian Games in Port Vila, Vanuatu, this weekend.
Manager Nemani Tukania said it would be interesting to see how members of the squad would perform against the highly-rated Australians and New Zealanders, especially in the Open Women’s 100 and 200m featuring local talent Young who had worked hard to qualify.
Also eager to compete is QVS sprinter Jim Bolakoro who will be taking part in the 100m, 200m open men’s grade.