16-year-old Kelera Mudunasoko has won Fiji’s first medal in the 2023 Pacific Games finishing second in the 200 metres Women’s Breaststroke.
Mudunasoko says she is happy with her time and what she has achieved especially winning Fiji’s first medal at this year’s Pacific Games.
She has dedicated her medal win to her parents and coaches.
Lara Grangeon from New Caledonia took out the gold medal.
Team Fiji’s second medal came from the 4x100m Women’s freestyle relay team comprising Rosemarie Rova, Anahira McCutcheon, Matelita Naisara and Marseleima Moss.
The relay team finished 3rd with a time of 4 minutes 10.74 seconds.
New Caledonia took out the gold medal in the event while Tahiti won the silver medal.
Fiji is in 12th place on the Pacific Games medal tally with 1 silver and 1 bronze.
New Caledonia is leading the tally with 8 gold, 7 silver and 8 bronze while Solomon Islands is in second place with 5 gold, 8 silver and 4 bronze.
Meanwhile the men’s table tennis side lost to PNG 4-1 while the women’s side thrashed Samoa 5-0.
The women’s basketball side narrowly lost to Samoa 75-74 in their final pool match.
The women’s volleyball side beat Samoa 3 sets to 1.
The Vodafone Fiji Bati 9s side recorded a 20-0 win against Tonga in their first match before losing to Samoa in their second match 18-12 while the Vodafone Fiji Bulikula 9s side beat Samoa 22-10 in the first game and lost to Tonga 10-8 in their second pool match.
Team Fiji will be featuring in 10 different sports today including archery, basketball, football, rugby league 9s, sailing, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, and weightlifting.
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