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Alesi Finau of Jasper favorite to win Senior Girls 100m final
By Vijay Narayan and Naveel Krishant
Friday 21/04/2017
Alesi Finau of Jasper Williams High School (front) winning the Intermediate Girls 100 metres race last year.

Alesi Finau of Jasper Williams High School is the favorite to win the Senior Girls 100 metres final tonight.

Finau won the Intermediate Girls 100 metres race last year.

Adi Cakobau School’s Laisani Moceisawana is expected to provide stiff competition to Finau.

Other athletes to watch out for are Suliana Vetani-vula of Gospel High School and Gwen Raoba of Dawasamu High School.

Looking at the 200 metres heats:

Waisake Nakavu of Marist Brothers High School has qualified for the Junior Boys 200 metres final.

He will be joined by fellow school mate Viliame Reketilako.

Other top athletes to look out for in this category are Jordan Gucake of Suva Christian Community High and Kolinio Radrudru of QVS.

In the Junior Girls 200 metres, defending champion Serenia Ragatu of ACS has qualified for tomorrow’s final.

Louisa Tubailagi of Saint Joseph’s Secondary School, Jasper Williams High School’s Vika Bavui and Sera Naula of Nasinu Secondary School are the other top athletes from the heats.

Four athletes will be aiming for the Sub Junior Boys 100 metres title.

It will be between Richard Elder of Marist, Sekope Puamau of Jai Narayan College, Vulirogoyawa Suka of Suva Grammar and Mitieli Kafoa of Natabua High.

Marica Korovulavula of ACS and Merewai Nacewa of Jasper are the top bets in the Sub-Junior Girls 200 metres final after finishing their heats in impressive style.

The 200 metres heats are currently underway while a number of field events are also underway.

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.

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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