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Melanesian Champs Open

The 2016 Melanesian Athletics Championship is now open. More than 700 athletes from 13 countries are here to take part and hopefully qualify for the Rio Olympics next month. With
07 Jul 2016 12:21
Melanesian Champs Open
PICTURED: Members of Republic of Fiji Military Forces band perform a traditional iTaukei dance item during the opening of the Melanesian Athletics Championship at the ANZ Stadium yesterday. Photo: Ronald Kumar

The 2016 Melanesian Athletics Championship is now open.

More than 700 athletes from 13 countries are here to take part and hopefully qualify for the Rio Olympics next month.

With Fiji hosting the event, chief guest and Minister for Sports, Laisenia Tuitubou, said this was a special achievement following on from the Super Rugby match last week.  

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