Tongan sprinter Lolesio Ma‘asi wins gold at Special Olympics


Sprinter Tomasi Lolesio Ma‘asi has won Tonga’s first gold medal at the inaugural Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games held this week in Newcastle, Australia.

Ma’asi won the finals in the 400m run with 1 min 5.61 sec, while Pauli Mahe came in sixth in the same event with a time of 1min 20.30sec on the second day of the competition, 3 December.

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