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3 gold medals for Sokiveta at Suva Zone II

3 gold medals for Sokiveta at Suva Zone II

By Semi Turaga
Friday 05/03/2021

Suva Grammar School sprinter Tevita Sokiveta won his third gold medal at the Suva Zone II this afternoon.

He helped his 4x100 metres team win gold.

Sokiveta also won gold in the Senior Boys 100 and 200 metres.

He ran a manual time of 10.64 seconds in the 100 metres. The Year 13 student has dedicated his win to children suffering from Rheumatic Heart Disease.

Sokiveta says he aims to break Banuve Tabakaucoro's record in both the 100 metres and 200 metres during the Coca-Cola Games.

Marian O'Neill of Saint Joseph's Secondary School won the Senior Girls 100 metres.

O'Neill ran a manual time of 12.50 seconds.

Livia Nabulo of SGS settled for silver while Unaisi Tagabel of SGS got bronze.

Lomary Secondary School long distance champion Makereta Adi also won her third gold medal in the Junior Girls 800 metres this afternoon.

She also won gold in the Junior Girls 1,500 metres on Tuesday and the 3,000 metres open yesterday. Adi is aiming to win three gold medals in the Coca-Cola Games and challenge ACS and Jasper Williams High School.

The final medal tally is expected to be released this hour but according to the last update given by the organizers, Saint Joseph's Secondary School was leading in the girl's division with 8 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze while Suva Grammar School is second with 7 gold, 9 silver and 7 bronze.

Lomary Secondary School is still in third place with 5 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze.

In the boy's division, SGS continues to lead with 9 gold, 7 silver and 8 bronze while Marist Brothers High School is second with 8 gold, 9 silver and 8 bronze.

Lomary Secondary School is third with 1 gold and 2 silver medals.

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