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Miller: Our Athletes Set To Compete

The FMF Athletics Fiji team at the 2022 Pacific Mini Games are all set to kick off things in Saipan. Head coach and manager Albert Miller (Snr) said they are in good spirits, injury free and ready to compete.
22 Jun 2022 15:00
Miller: Our Athletes Set To Compete
Team Fiji athletics squad with coach Albert Miller (back, second from left) at the Grandvrio Resort in Saipan for their birefing session on June 20, 2022. The competition started yesterday. Photo: FASANOC

The FMF Athletics Fiji team at the 2022 Pacific Mini Games are all set to kick off things in Saipan. Head coach and manager Albert Miller (Snr) said they are in good spirits, injury free and ready to compete.

The team spent the last couple of days getting used to the humid weather, scorching sun, and the brand-new track at the Oleai Sports Complex.

Team Fiji athletes receive their bibs at the Grandvrio Resort in Saipan on June 20, 2022. Photos: FASANOC

Team Fiji athletes receive their bibs at the Grandvrio Resort in Saipan on June 20, 2022. Photos: FASANOC

The athletics competition started later yesterday with five athletes taking to the track.

Pacific sprtin king Banuve Tabakaucoro, Tony Lemeki, Lasarusa Senibale and Braelynn Yee in the heats of the 100metres while Avikash Lal in the final of the men’s 10,000m. The athletes also received their bibs on Monday night at the Grandvrio Resort during their team briefing.

Other results

Team Fiji Baseball went down 13-3 to Guam in their sec­ond match.

Weightlifter Daniel Shaw finished 6th in the men’s 67kg category with a snatch of 86kg and C&J of 115kg for a total of 201kg. Meanwhile, Team Fiji golfers started their com­petition yesterday. The course was closed off to spectators so photos were taken from the 10th hole.

Team Fiji golfer Abid Hssain (left) gets his scores photgraphed during the first day of competition at the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan on June 21, 2022. Photo: FASANOC

Team Fiji golfer Abid Hssain (left) gets his scores photgraphed during the first day of competition at the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan on June 21, 2022. Photo: FASANOC

3 bronze medals for Alowesi

Team Fiji weightlifter Alowesi Aditoroleva competing in the women’s 59kg category managed a snatch of 67kg and Clean & Jerk of 85kg for a total of 152kg to finish third.

Team Fiji canoeing athlete Elenoa Vateitei shows her silver medal during the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan on June 20, 2022.

Team Fiji canoeing athlete Elenoa Vateitei shows her silver medal during the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan on June 20, 2022.

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