Former Fiji champion to join Australian team

Eileen Cikamatana performs the traditional 'cobo' as a mark of respect after receiving her gold medal. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

Eileen Cikamatana performs the traditional 'cobo' as a mark of respect after receiving her gold medal. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU/FILE

COMMONWEALTH Games 2018 gold medallist Eileen Cikamatana has been given a permanent residency status in Australia. This means that instead of being a medal prospect for Fiji in defending the women’s 90 kilogram title in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK, the Taviya, Ovalau lass could be competing in Australian colours. She said she […]

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