24th November 08:18 PM
2 records broken so far on Day 1 of the Lautoka Athletics Zone competition
By Bob Waqasaqa and Rusiate Baleilevuka
Friday 17/03/2017
Pawan Chand of Lautoka Andra Sangam College.

2 records have been broken so far on Day 1 of the Lautoka Athletics Zone competition.

Natabua High School’s Collin Vassie broke the intermediate boys 1500 metres zone record with a manual time of 4 minutes and 30 seconds.

The previous record which was set by Immanuel Woodly of Natabua was set in 2014 with a time of 4 minutes and 33 seconds.

Vassie took the gold medal in this event.

Meanwhile Emily Tamani of Jasper Williams High School broke the senior girls long jump record with a jump of 6.22 metres.

The previous record was 5.15 metres.

Meanwhile, Pawan Chand of Lautoka Andra Sangam College is the favourite to win the sub-junior boys 400 metres event.

Chand clocked a manual time of 56 seconds.

Speaking to Fijivillage, Chand says that he wakes up at 5 every morning to train.

Natabua High School is leading in the boys division with 6 gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze while Lautoka Muslim College is in second place with 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze.

Ba Provincial Secondary School and Tilak High School are both in third place with 1 gold each.

Jasper is leading in the girls division with 3 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze.

Magodro Junior Secondary School is in second place with 1 gold.

The Lautoka Athletics Zone which is currently underway at Churchill Park, will end tomorrow.

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