PACIFIC GAMES

Lolohea To Use Silver As Motivation

Despite winning a silver medal at her first Pacific Games,16-year-old taekwondo athlete Lolohea Naitasi is not satisfied and hopes to use the second placing as motivation to pursue gold in the next tournament.

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November 28, 2023

Despite winning a silver medal at her first Pacific Games, 16-year-old taekwondo athlete Lolohea Naitasi is not satisfied and hopes to use the second placing as motivation to pursue gold in the next tournament.

"Competition was quiet tough and unfortunately I won a silver medal but it is a great experience and one I hope to use to motivate me in other tournaments," she said.

The Tailevu lass lost to Team Papua New Guinea in the final of the Taekwondo Women's 62kg final.

16-year-old taekwondo athlete Lolohea Naitasi

"It was very tough but I am glad for the opportunity to experience this level of competition and hopefully I learn from this and better myself at each tournament I participate in," she said.

Fellow teammate Tanisha Chand also settled for silver following her 46kg final in Taekwondo.

Tanisha Chand also won a silver

Both athletes are participating at their very first Pacific Games and hope to use the tournament as a learning block for future tournaments.

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