Fiji hugely represented at Melanesian Games
July 5, 2016 12:05 am
Close to 250 athletes from Fiji will take part at the Melanesian games which starts in Suva on Thursday.
This is the biggest number of athletes that Team Fiji will fielding at the Games since its inception in 2001.
Team Fiji Manager Kelvin Yee says they have set high standards for its athletes with an aim to win more medals compared to the Pacific Games last year.
”I am very hopeful and optimistic that Athletics Fiji can win as many medals as Fiji won at last year’s Pacific Games or even more.”
The official opening takes place tomorrow while the games proper begin at the ANZ Stadium on Thursday.