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US Stint For Fiji Shot Put Champion, Mustafa Fall

Fiji Shot put champion Mustafa Fall will attend the University of Houston in USA. And the former Marist Brothers High School student will join athletic club H Town Speed City.
05 Dec 2019 17:20
US Stint For Fiji Shot Put Champion, Mustafa Fall
Mustafa Fall.

Fiji Shot put champion Mustafa Fall will attend the University of Houston in USA.

And the former Marist Brothers High School student will join athletic club H Town Speed City.

Fiji has not had a competitive Shot putter or discus thrower since Sikipio Fihaki at the 2003 Pacific Games in Suva.

One could safely say that Fiji has had a drought of competitive Shot putters and discus throwers until Fall putted his way into the national team claiming a third place finish at the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea with a throw of 15.78m to set a new national record.

During the 2016 Melanesian Athletics Championships, Fall managed to win gold in the Shot put and hurled the discus 50.28m.

Fall is definitely one of Fiji’s most talented throwers as he has stamped his mark in the top 10 all-time throwers in Fiji where he sits as No. 1 in the Shot put with his personal best of 17.75m.

Mustafa’s performance this year has been strong competing in local and overseas

  • Shot Put (Indoor) – 16.68m (15/02/2019 NJCAA Region VI Indoor Champs, Pittsburg USA)
  • Shot Put (Outdoor) – 17.75m (20/07/2019 2019 Pacific Games, Apia Samoa)
  • Discuss – 53.89m (05/04/2019 NJCAA DI Outdoor Track & Field Champs, NM USA.

Edited by Osea Bola

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