Athletics Fiji stunned by Ravana death
June 10, 2014 12:25 am
The passing away of Fiji rep Roy Ravana Junior has shocked the entire Fijian athletics family.
Ravana Junior was killed earlier today in a shooting incident by unknown assailants.
The former Marist Brothers High School student, was a student at the IOWA Community College, in the United States.
Athletics Fiji president, Jo Rodan Senior, says they have lost one of their bright stars in the sport.
_ “It is a very sad day for Fiji losing one of the best sporting people in the country. So yeah he was full of energy and he had to die in such as way.”_
Rodan further says the youngster was someone who had worked hard to achieve the goals he had set.
“Everybody would have felt it because the way he was a top athlete at the Marist and he had got a scholarship to go and train in the States and he was a well known person and well liked person and everyone liked him so it’s a big loss.”
Rodan adds Ravana Junior was also part of Athletics Fiji’s Commonwealth Games squad.
Ravana Junior was a Fiji rep and the former MBHS gold medalist was on a scholarship in the US, after his impressive outings locally.