Leslie is confident at the Olympic Games
July 20, 2016 5:23 pm
Team Fiji’s Javelin thrower Leslie Copeland is confident of reaching the final rounds at next month’s Olympic Games.
The 28-year-old will be taking part in his second Olympic Games via a wild card
The former Marist Brothers High School student says he is prepared.
“So far everything is looking good. It boils down to this three weeks now. This is the most important time of the last three year’s so of all the preparations, these three weeks I have to get everything right.”
The distance for an automatic qualification to the finals is 83 meters.
Copeland’s best throw this year has been 81 meters but the athlete is optimistic of a better result on the day he competes in RIO.