Mesulame Rakuro

Mesulame Rakuro 1963 SPG

1991 Mesulame Rakuro was inducted into the Fiji Associations of Sports and National Olympic Committees (FASANOC) Hall of Fame. Mesulame's shot put record stood formore then 50 years. He has the distinction of being the First Fijian Olympian when he represented Fiji to the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

1954 Fijian Representative at Vancouver
1956 First Fijian Olympian - Melbourne, Australia
1957 Gold Medal - Malaysian Championships in Shot Put
1958 Fijian Representative at Cardiff British Empire Games
1958 Silver Medal - Commonwealth Match v Great Britain in Discus
1963 Gold Medal - South Pacific Games in Shot Put and Discus
1969 Died at the age of 38




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