2019 Coke Games: Six records broken

Christian Taukei of Marist Brothers High School winning best sub-junior boys overall athlete. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

A TOTAL of six records were broken at the 2019 Fiji Finals held in the last three days at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva.

Xavier College student Shawntell Lockington broke the record of the senior girls high jump with a jump of 1.68m beating the old record of 1.64m set by Diana Maranikaibau of Holy Cross College in 2013.

Intermediate boys shot put record was broken by Marist Brothers High Schools’ Orisi Navavau with a throw of 15.99m beating the old record of 15.76m set by Kaliopasi Uluilakeba also of Marist Brothers High School in 2016.

Joana Vakasobuduru of Sigatoka Methodist High School broke the sub-junior girls long jump record jumping a distance of 5.07m beating the old record of 4.99 set by Mereseini Waqatoki of Suva Grammar School in 2016.

Marist Brothers High Schools’ Christian Taukei broke the record of the sub-junior boys discus event throwing a distance of 38.93m beating the old record of 38.85m set by Maximus Lestro of Marist Brothers High School in 2016.

The sub-junior girls shot put record was broken by Amy Peters of Jai Narayan College who threw at a distance of 11.47m breaking the old record of 10.97m set by Tokasa Waqanisauvaki of Adi Cakobau School in 2017.

Vilimoni Susunikoro broke the record for the sub-junior boys javelin event throwing at a distance of 50.52m breaking the old record of 47.6m set by Simione Koliloa of St John’s College in 2017.

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