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Young wins 50-metres Breastroke heats but fail to qualify for next round

Young wins 50-metres Breastroke heats but fail to qualify for next round

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Tuesday 02/08/2022
(L-R) 17-year-old David Young, Hansel Maccaig, Temafa Yalimaiwai and Epeli Rabua. [Image: Fiji Swimming]

17-year-old David Young came in first place in the heats of the 50-metres Breastroke with a time of 30.76 seconds at the Commonwealth Games, however, it was not enough to book him a place in the next round.

Teammate Epeli Rabua came fourth in the same event.

The Lawn bowling team of Martin Fong, David Aitcheson and Semesa Naiseruvati went down 13-26 against Australia in the Men's triples semi final, while Fiji also lost to South Africa 16-14 in the Women's Fours semi finals.

Meanwhile, Team Fiji boxer, Jone Davule lost to Namibia in Round 16 of the Featherweight division.

Australia is still leading the medal tally with 27 gold, 18 silver, and 20 bronze, while England is second with 19 gold, 19 silver, and 10 bronze while New Zealand is in third place with 12 gold, 7 silver and 4 bronze medals.


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