Banuve Tabakaucoro

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Banuve Tabakaucoro
Banuve Tabakaucoro 2014 (cropped).jpg
Banuve in April 2014
Personal information
Full nameBanuve Lalabalavu Tabakaucoro
Nationality Fiji
Born (1992-09-04) September 4, 1992 (age 26)
ResidenceSuva, Fiji
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
Country Fiji
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 m, 200 m
College teamMarist Brothers High School
Coached byBola Tafo'ou
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)10.20s (100 m)
20.63s (200 m)
Updated on 27 April 2013.

Ratu Banuve Lalabalavu Tabakaucoro (born 4 September 1992 in Suva, Fiji) is a Fijian sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 meters. In the 2011 Coke Games Tabakaucoro ran his personal best in the senior boys 100 and 200 meters finals on the 29 and 30 April; he also helped his school win the 4 x 100 metres relay. He now holds the national record in the men's 100 meters and 200 meters for Fiji.

Tabakaucoro is a product of the Sports Science Academy at Marist Brothers High School and graduated in 2013.[citation needed]

2011 Pacific Games[edit]

He also won gold in the 100 meter, 200 meter and 4 × 100 m Relay at the Pacific Games in Nouméa, New Caledonia in September 2011 2011 Pacific Games with a time of 10.52s.

93rd Australian Athletics Championships[edit]

In March 2015, he competed in the Australian Athletics Championships on Brisbane where he finished 2nd in the 100m Final with a time of 10.26s breaking the national record of 10.34s set by Jone Delai back in 1995.[1] He also set a new national record in the 200m of 20.63s.[2]

Personal best[edit]

Distance Time Date Venue Ref
100 m 10.20 s (+1.2 m/s) 8 July 2016 Suva, Fiji
200 m 20.63 s (+1.7 m/s) 29 March 2015 Brisbane, Australia

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Fiji
2008 Commonwealth Youth Games Pune, India 5th (sf) 100 m 10.91 s (wind: +0.9 m/s)
7th Long jump 6.86 m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
7th 4 × 100 m relay 41.79 s
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 3rd (qf) 100 m 10.77 s (wind: +0.7 m/s)
Melanesian Championships Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 4th 100m 10.95 (wind: +0.1 m/s)
Pacific Mini Games Rarotonga, Cook Islands 2nd 100 m 10.68 s (wind: +1.9 m/s)
2nd 200 m 21.70 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
2010 Oceania Junior Championships Cairns, Australia 1st 100 m 10.80 s (wind: +2.0 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.69 s (wind: -0.6 m/s)
Oceania Championships Cairns, Australia 1st 4 × 100 m relay 42.02 s
1st Mixed 800 m medlex relay 1:35.31 min
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 5th (qf) 100 m 10.49 s (wind: -0.1 m/s)
4th (qf) 200 m 21.26 s (wind: +0.0 m/s)
Oceania Championships (Regional Division East) Apia, Samoa 1st 100 m 10.46 s (wind: +1.2 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.01 s (wind: +1.9 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 41.71 s
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:17.62 min
Pacific Games Nouméa, New Caledonia 1st 100 m 10.52 s (wind: -0.4 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.18 s (wind: -1.1 m/s) GR
1st 4 × 100 m relay 41.25 s
2013 Oceania Championships Papeete, French Polynesia 1st 100 m 10.65 s (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.08 s (wind: -1.5 m/s)
2nd Mixed 800 Sprint Medley relay 1:38.95 min
World Championships Moscow, Russia 46th (h) 100m 10.53 (wind: -0.1 m/s)
40th (h) 200m 21.27 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
Pacific Mini Games Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna 1st 100m 10.33 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
1st 200m 21.13 (wind: -2.6 m/s)
4 × 100 m relay DQ
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:15.38
2014 Oceania Championships Rarotonga, Cook Islands 1st 100m 10.30 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 41.61
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.13
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 22nd (h) 100m 10.51 (wind: -0.4 m/s)
16th (h)1 200m 21.04 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
2015 Oceania Championships Cairns, Queensland, Australia 1st 100m 10.22 (wind: -0.1 m/s)
2nd 200m 20.68 (wind: +1.6 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 40.98
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.16
1st Mixed 800m sprint medley 1:35.32
Pacific Games Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 1st 100m 10.55
1st 200m 20.53 GR
World Championships Beijing, China 41st (h) 100m 10.41

1: Disqualified in the semifinal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pearson pushed all the way as Riseley doubles at Australian Championships - iaaf.org". Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  2. ^ "200M Banuve Tabakaucoro 20.63 Australian Championships 2015 - YouTube". Retrieved 2015-03-30.

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