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Lenoa Is New FASANOC President

Lenoa is the first iTaukei woman and second female to hold the po­sition of FASANOC president.
02 May 2019 11:28
Lenoa Is New FASANOC President
. From left: Makarita Lenoa, Vidhya Lakhan, Pacific Games Council president and Con Kassis. Photo: Karate Fiji

Karate Fiji’s Makarita Le­noa has taken over from Joe Rodan Snr as the president of the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC).

She was elected during the FAS­ANOC annual general meeting on Tuesday night.

Lenoa is the first iTaukei woman and second female to hold the po­sition of FASANOC president.

She is the former Karate Fiji president and current World Ka­rate Federation executive com­mittee member.

During her maiden speech, Le­noa expressed her gratitude to all the national federations attend­ing the AGM.

She thanked the outgoing presi­dent Joe Rodan, FASANOC chief executive officer Lorraine Mar, and the Board, Pacific Games chef de mission Patrick Bower, IOC member Dr. Robin Mitchell, Pacific Games Council president Vidhya Lakhan, the scrutineers and the entire FASANOC team.

Edited by Anasilini Natoga

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