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Vakaloloma Wins Miss Fiji

Haifa Work Vakaloloma took out the Miss Fiji title in the Bodybuilding and Fitness Fiji Mr and Miss Fiji championship at Holiday Inn yesterday. The 17-year-old was on cloud nine
02 Nov 2014 11:04
Vakaloloma Wins Miss Fiji
Haifa Work Vakaloloma with her spoils after she won the Bodybuilding & Fitness Fiji Miss Fiji title at the Holiday Inn Suva last night. Photo: Paulini Ratulailai

Haifa Work Vakaloloma took out the Miss Fiji title in the Bodybuilding and Fitness Fiji Mr and Miss Fiji championship at Holiday Inn yesterday.

The 17-year-old was on cloud nine after being announced the winner.

“This is the first time for me to compete with other contestants and winning this title was a huge achievement for me and I’m very thankful,”she said.

“I want to thank my family and friends and the Babale Swimming Club for their support towards my preparation.”

The fifth former of St Joseph Secondary School said she loves the sport because she wants to keep her body fit.

“I love my body, keeping it fit and love to maintain its shape and figure,”Vakaloloma said.

“I train myself without a trainer and every morning I swim with the Babale Swimming Club and it all paid off.”

The Moce, Lau native said she hopes to defend her Miss Fiji title next year.

Chand retains U70kg title

Father of three Nilesh Chand successfully defended the 70kg Mr Fiji title yesterday.

“My three children have been pushing me and they were the reason why I fought hard to win my title again,”Chand said.

“I have gone through a lot and have sacrificed a lot of my time towards my training to win this title.”

The 37-year old said verything is over he will now spend most of his time with his family.

Meanwhile, Ganesh Maharaj won the 65kg category, lone under 75 kg participant Vishal Singh won his category while Inoke Ligairi took out the U80kg division.

The Mr Fiji contest was still underway when this edition went to press last night.

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