Team Fiji

Kaiwalu wins Team Fiji’s first medal in Athletics

Kaiwalu failed to defend his Pacific Games High Jump title as he didn’t clear the bar at 2.02 meters.

He finished second while Waisea Jikoiono was fourth.

Kaiwalu was tied for silver with Papua New Guinea’s John Richard. Tonga’s Mosese Foliaki won gold with a jump of 2.06 meters.

 

Ana Kaloucava- Fiji’s fierce flyer

At 15 she stunned Fijians with her speed and flexibility and she quickly became one of the top athletes in the Island nation.

Now at 26, Ana Kaloucava is still racing to get her first ever gold medal in the Pacific Games.

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https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=392835 

 

PNG, Samoa, Tonga prime opposition for Fiji: Ryan

Ryan told PACNEWS upon their arrival at Jackson International Airport  Tuesday that Samoa is always a tough team to play against in any 7s tournament.

“ I haven’t seen the team yet  so I don’t know the strength of the side  they brought over  but they will be looking to qualify for Olympics in November, so I’m sure with the new coach as well  they send for this tournament I’m sure they will be a huge threat as well .They always tough to play against.

“I think PNG, Tonga and Samoa this three will make up a prime opposition this week,” Ryan told PACNEWS.