Arafura Games: Derenalagi wins gold, Ravu bags bronze in discus event

Derek Derenalagi being interviewed by the media after his win. Picture: SUPPLIED

FIJI Paralympic athlete, Derek Derenalagi scooped a gold medal yesterday in the men’s open wheelchair discus event at the Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia.

Derenalagi registered a distance of 33.57m.

In second place was Brunei Darussalam national, Hirdan bin Haji Abdul Kadir who recorded a distance of 25.73m and Fijian national Luke Ravu grabbed the bronze medal after setting a distance of 22.11m.

Meanwhile this is Derenalagi’s second medal at the games.

He won a silver medal in the F57 shot-put gaining 9.40 metres in his throw last Sunday.

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