2023 Coca-Cola Games : Mataika of RKS and Turaga of Jasper win senior 800 metres

2023 Coca-Cola Games : Mataika of RKS and Turaga of Jasper win senior 800 metres

By Mosese Raqio
Saturday 29/04/2023
Ratu Kadavulevu School’s Ratu Tuili Mataika and Jasper Williams High School’s Melania Turaga

Ratu Kadavulevu School’s Ratu Tuili Mataika won gold in the much anticipated 800 metres senior boys final finishing ahead of Nakasi High School’s Ilaitia Matadradra who won silver.

Lekima Masirewa of Dreketi Central College finished in third place to win bronze.

Jasper Williams High School’s Melania Turaga proved too strong in the senior girls division with a great run to take out gold with MGM’s Alefina Volavola finishing second and winning silver while Seruwaia Kuru of Vatukaloko Secondary School won bronze.

In the intermediate boys division, Marist’s Abaramo Ratucove won gold after a strong performance leaving Samisoni Kaitu of Holy Cross College to settle for silver with Manueli Tuikuku finishing third to win bronze.

Rusila Tabuyawa bagged gold for Naitasiri Secondary School in the intermediate girls division, Iva Seniwakula of Wainimala Secondary School took out silver while Lilieta Buna of Thomas Baker Secondary School finished third.

DAV College Ba’s Serupepeli Naidegidegi finished strong in the junior boys division to win gold, Marist’s Josefa Ravuaka and Josua Koroi of QVS settled for bronze.

Natabua High’s Adi Lutumailagi scooped gold in the junior girls division, Elizabeth Kalouniviti finished second while Naomi Galo of Nasesevia Secondary took out bronze.

Jale Raikatalau of Ratu Kadavulevu School took out gold in the sub-junior boys division, fellow team mate Amani Rakula won silver with Semisi Veirogoci of Suva Grammar finishing third to win bronze.

In the sub-junior girls division, Milika Lewairavu won her second gold medal for Naitasiri Secondary School with Miliakere Marama of Saint John’s College finishing second to win silver while Luisa Mole of Namosi Secondary settled for bronze.

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