21 Day Torch Relay Lights up The Games

The Coca-Cola Games are the world's biggest sports meet for secondary school students. The two day event will see over 3000 athletes from 150 schools participate in front a crowd in excess of 40,000 spectators.

Coca Cola Amatil Group MD Alison Watkins has passed the torch for the Coca-Cola Fiji Games through the streets of Nadi, for the penultimate leg of the torch relay, which opened last Friday.

Leaders from both sides of the Coke system, were on hand for the games over the weekend, which coincided with the latest Pacific Operational Review at the Fiji plant.

"It is a beautiful country, with the kindest people and a real enthusiasm for the Coca-Cola games. I am delighted to be here to see it first hand. I've heard so much about the games and I can't wait to the see the athletes in action," Alison says.

The Coca-Cola Games are the world's biggest sports meet for secondary school students. The two day event saw over 3000 athletes from 150 schools participate in front a crowd in excess of 40,000 spectators.

Coca-Cola South Pacific President Roberto Mercade was also in town for the spectacle and is overwhelmed by the support for the business and the athletes.

"This event has been running for more than 40 years and has taken on all different shapes and forms. We are delighted to support the athletes from high schools right across the region and look forward to seeing records broken and stars being born."