Arafura Games: Rakesa wins Fiji’s first medal

Iosefo Rakesa with his bronze medal from his win in the men's para javelin event. Picture: SUPPLIED

IOSEFO Rakesa who is part of the Fiji Paralympics team has won Fiji’s first medal at the Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia.

Rakesa won a bronze medal in the men’s para javelin event.

He exceeded the minimum world standards of 27 meters by recording a distance of 28 metres.

And will be the first Fiji para athlete to now compete at World Paralympic event in Dubai in November.

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