Coca-Cola Games

Gold medallist returns to her humble beginning

HUMILITY has rewarded her with three gold medals which contributed to the victorious achievement of Adi Cakobau School (ACS) in the recent 2019 Coca-Cola Games this year. Melania Ranadi, a Year 9 student of ACS who won the 200m, 400m, and 4X4 relay finals, returned to her holiday duties of helping her parents sell vegetables...

2019 Coke Games: SJSS relay team commends family support

ST Joseph’s Secondary School junior girls 4×100 metres relay team dedicate their gold medal achievements to their families for always supporting them. Ro Maraia Bulidromodromo was the saviour for her team as she pushed her way from third place to edge Adi Cakobau School and Jasper Williams High School inches to the finish line. Bulidromodromo...

2019 Coke Games: Qiolevu returns with javelin gold to Kadavu

RICHMOND High School came with only four athletes to the Fiji Finals for exposure but returned to Kadavu with a gold medal. Anisi Qiolevu competed for the first time in the games and stole the spotlight from the favourites, St John’s College, Jasper Williams High School and Adi Cakobau School when she threw a distance...

2019 Cokes Games: Peters breaks record; Creates history for school

JAI Narayan College created history through 14-year-old Amy Peters as she claimed the gold medal in the sub-junior girls shot put and set a record of 11.47 metres. The old record was 10.97m. Peters couldn’t believe that she had won the gold medal and she thanked her sister for encouraging her to take part in...

2019 Coke Games: Alisi thanks mum for motivation

ALISI Vakatale of Xavier College was emotional after winning the senior girls shot put after all the sacrifices she went through preparing for the Fiji Finals 2019. The 18-year-old Lomaiviti lass said she had given up on training but thanks to her mother Amalaini Vakatale, who continued to push her through and to win the...

2019 Coke Games: QVS headboy leads by example

QUEEN Victoria School headboy Tupou Lecanavanua led by example when he claimed the only gold medal for QVS in the senior boys discus. Despite the two silver medals accomplished in the second day, Lecanavanua had no choice but to win a gold medal for the school. “I know it’s my duty as the headboy is...

2019 Coke Games: Sisters power

ADI Cakobau School sub junior girls 4×400 metres relay team believes that the strong bonding within the team contributed to their success in winning the gold medal in the Coca-Cola Games in Suva yesterday. Team member Nina Nakula scooped her second medal in the relay after claiming silver in the high jump. Nakula said they...

2019 Coke Games: Six records broken

A TOTAL of six records were broken at the 2019 Fiji Finals held in the last three days at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva. Xavier College student Shawntell Lockington broke the record of the senior girls high jump with a jump of 1.68m beating the old record of 1.64m set by Diana Maranikaibau...

2019 Coke Games: Karan of Tavua College ready for Fiji

ATHLETICS Fiji technical adviser and head coach to Pacific Games Albert Miller says long-distance gold medallist from Tavua College Yeshnil Karan may represent Fiji at the 2019 Pacific Games if he meets the qualifying time. Karan created a major upset in the first two days of competition by winning gold medals in both the senior...

2019 Coke Games: Champions again!

DEFENDING Champions Ratu Kadavulevu School (RKS) and Adi Cakobau School (ACS) fought through the three days of the 2019 Coca-Cola Games to retain their titles of the overall girls and boys champions. The Delainakaikai boys won a total of 14 gold, 11 silver and 10 bronze medals to win the boys title for the second...

2019 Coke Games: ACS coach commends tight competition

ADI Cakobau School coach Antonio Rabualiku says this year has been a tight competition and it shows the improvement in preparation by smaller schools. He said the competition has made his athletes work really hard for their medals. “We thank God for giving us the gold medals but we’ve been amazed at how other schools...

2019 Coke Games: Radrudru, Sigaruarua named best overall athletes

TRIPLE gold medallist Kolinio Radrudru of Ratu Kadavulevu School and Naomi Sigaruarua of ACS were named overall best athletes at the 2019 Coca-Cola Games. Radrudru was named the overall best male athlete. He won gold in the senior boys 100m, 200m, and the 4x100m events. Sigaruarua also won three gold medals was awarded the overall...

2019 Coke Games: ACS and RKS defend title

AS the curtains came down on another Coca-Cola Games, defending champions in the boys and girls divisions have once again successfully defended their title after the three-day event. Adi Cakobau School won a total of 39 medals – 17 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze medals to remain undefeated. Saint Joseph’s Secondary School came in...

2019 Coke Games: Six national records broken

SIX records were broken at this year’s Coca-Cola Games. All of which were from the field events. The six records are: Shawntell Lockington of Xavier College broke the senior girls high jump meet record of 1.64m. Her new record is 1.68m. Orisi Navavau of Marist Brothers High School broke the intermediate boys shotput meet record...

2019 Coke Games: Unofficial – Defending champs looks good to retain titles

WITH one more race to go, Adi Cakobau School is unofficially the winner of the 2019 Coca-Cola Games. As expected, the ladies from Sawani have continued to pile up their gold medals winning three more medals in the 4x400m finals of the sub-junior, junior and intermediate grade. ACS is expected to win the senior grade...

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