Ratu Navula blue ribbon champ dominate sprint events

Ratu Navula College 200m senior boys and girls champions Merewalesi Marama and Emosi Taginamakadre with officials during the Nadi Zone at Churchill Park in Lautoka. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

Ratu Navula College 200m senior boys and girls champions Merewalesi Marama and Emosi Taginamakadre with officials during the Nadi Zone at Churchill Park in Lautoka. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

Update: 1:53PM COCA-Cola Nadi Athletics zone blue ribbon champion Emosi Taginamakadre dominated the sprint event to win another gold medal for his school at Lautoka’s Churchill Park.

The Ratu Navula sprint king clocked 22.63sec outpacing other participants to secure his berth at the upcoming Coca-Cola Games in Suva.

He said the 100m final event yesterday inspired him to win the race.

Meanwhile, Taginamakadre’s teammate Merewalesi Marama secured another gold medal for the school winning the senior girls 200m final with a time of 27.11sec.

Ratu Navula continues to lead the medal tally in the second day of competition with the 4x100m and 4x400m relay final to begin in the next hour.

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