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Karan and Tabakaucoro qualify for Commonwealth Games

Karan and Tabakaucoro qualify for Commonwealth Games

By Rashika Kumar
Monday 06/06/2022
[Photo: Athletics Fiji]

Former Tavua College student Yeshnil Karan and Pacific Sprint King Banuve Tabakaucoro have qualified for the Commonwealth Games after clocking qualifying times during the Pre-Oceania Championships Meet at Mackay.

In the build up to the 2022 Oceania Area Championships in Mackay, Karan clocked a new personal best of 3 minutes 58.41 seconds, to finish in third place in the 1500 metres.

He improved by 9 seconds from his previous best.

Karan is now 7th on Fiji’s all-time Ranking List for 1500m.

Tabakaucoro also clocked a season’s best and Commonwealth Games qualifying time of 10.65 seconds.

He will be running both the 100m and the 200m at the Oceania Championships starting tomorrow.


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