Marist Brothers High School will have three runners in the Senior Boys 100 metres final of the Coca-Cola Games tonight.
Keyasi Naidroka of Marist who came first in his heat is one of the favorites to win the Blue Ribbon event tonight.
Samuela Tamanivalu and Tony Lemeki of Marist will also carry the hopes of the school.
However stiff competition will come from Natabua’s Shane Tuvusa and Lelean’s Netani Vakayali.
Tony Lemeki who lost in the 100 heat to Vakayali is hoping for a better performance today.
Shane Tuvusa came out strong to win his 100 metres heat in the senior boys division yesterday.
He says he is ready for tonight.
The 200 metres heats are currently underway while a number of field events have also started.
The 4x400 metres heats start at 12.16pm today, the 400 metres finals will start at 6.30 tonight while the 100 metres finals will start at about 7 tonight.
Adi Cakobau School leads the girls division of the 2017 Coca-Cola Games with 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze as we go into Day 2 of competition at the ANZ Stadium.
Xavier College from Ba is in second place with 1 gold and 1 silver, while Saint Joseph’s Secondary School is in third place with 1 gold and 1 bronze.
Defending champion, Jasper Williams High School is in 7th place with 1 silver and 1 bronze.
Ratu Kadavulevu School is leading the boys division with 2 gold and 1 silver, defending champion Marist Brothers High School is in second place with 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze while Queen Victoria School is third with one gold and one bronze.
The medals scattered in the field events and on the tracks yesterday and this is expected to continue today as athletes from different areas continue to stamp their mark in the biggest secondary schools athletics competition in the world.
16 gold medals are at stake on the tracks while 20 gold medals are up for grabs in the field today.
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