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Vateitei Grabs Second Silver

Elenoa Vateitei has won her second sil­ver medal, in the V1 Va’a marathon with a time of 1 hour 48 minutes, yes­terday. The gold medal was won by Tahiti while bronze was to Norfolk Islands.
24 Jun 2022 13:25
Vateitei Grabs Second Silver
Banuve Tabakaucoro won Fiji’s second gold medal. Photo: Team Fiji

Elenoa Vateitei has won her second sil­ver medal, in the V1 Va’a marathon with a time of 1 hour 48 minutes, yes­terday. The gold medal was won by Tahiti while bronze was to Norfolk Islands.

On Wednesday night, Pacific sprint king Banuve Tabakaucoro clocked a time of 10.56s to win the blue ribbon event and Fi­ji’s second gold medal.

Also on the night, Charlie Lolohea won three silver medals in the weightlifting men’s 96kg category, Snatch 115kg and Clean and Jerk of 153kg, giving a total of 268kg. Fiji’s Triathletes have won bronze medal in the relay event on the island of Rota.

In tennis, Saoirse Breen lost 4-6, 3-5 to Papua New Guines in the Women’s Single semifinal. Breen will play against PNG’s Patricia’s Apisah in the bronze playoff to­day. William O’Connell lost 4-6, 6-7, 2-7 to PNG in the men’s single semifinal. He will play against Tahiti’s Gilliant Osmont in the bronze medal playoff today.

Update on June 23

Update on June 23

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