Athletics fraternity mourns Waqa's passing

May 20, 2024 7:20 am

[ Source : Oceania Athletics/ Facebook]

The athletics fraternity in Fiji and the Oceania region has lost one of its icons Filimoni Waqa, who passed away this morning.

Commonly known as Vuli Waqa, he was a beacon in athletics administration.

He was the president of Athletics Fiji, an Oceania Athletics Association Life Member and a World Athletics Plaque of Merit award recipient.

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In a heartfelt message on social media, Oceania Athletics says it bids goodbye to a true son, servant, leader and mentor in Waqa.

Oceania Athletics says it will miss his wise counsel and friendship.

Waqa was 76 at the time of his passing.