Fiji Paralympian Iliesa Delana to compete in Brisbane

Iliesa Delana, 2011 Tattersalls Fiji Sprtsman of the Year and Fiji's Paralympian high jumper flew out of the country yesterday to compete in the Queensland Athletics Championships this ocmiong weekend....

Iliesa is accompanied by his coach FredFatiaki who reported from Brisbane that they were met on arrival by their host Debra Hodder a former Australian International Volunteer who worked with the FPA in Fiji. 

Today they visited the Queensland Sport & Athletics Centre, the venue for the championships, where Iliesa had a light training session.  

The weather is comfortable with a little cloudy and cool temperatures at night.

Iliesa appears in great form and is training and resting accordingly with his diet being well catered for with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable and protein.

Iliesa is the only Fiji athlete who has qualified for the London Paralympic Games.


Photo: Iliesa receives the 2011 Tattersalls Fiji Sportsman of the Year Award from Tattersalls Chief Graeme Brown


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