Pacific Sprint King Banuve Tabakaucoro will begin his defence of the 100 metres title this afternoon when he participates in the 100 metres heats in the Pacific Games.
Tabakaucoro will run in the first 100 metres heat. Tony Lemeki will run in the second heat.
Tabakaucoro won gold in the 100 metres at the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea with a time of 10.55 seconds.
Samoa’s Jeremy Dodson who is one of the favourites for the crown, will be in heat 3.
The 100 metres heats are expected to start around 6.10pm.
Kameli Sauduadua and Petero Veitaqomaki will be taking part in the 800 metres heat.
The 800 metres heats will start at 4.45pm today.
Meanwhile, the Fiji Men’s soccer team is currently leading Tuvalu
The match is underway in the second half.
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Looking at the medal tally, Fiji is in fourth place with 17 gold, 22 silver and 25 bronze. New Caledonia leads the medal tally with 42 gold, 27 silver and 24 bronze while Samoa is second with 26 gold, 21 silver and 26 bronze.
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