Rio Olympic Games

Katonibau out of Rio squad due to injury

Vodafone Fiji 7s player, Isake Katonibau has been released from the preparation camp for Rio due to injury. In a statement released from the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) Vodafone Fiji 7s team coach Ben Ryan said that Katonibau had been released from camp due to chronic injuries and would no longer be considered for the 2016 Rio Olympics […]

Luke Nacei

June 17, 2016 4:09 pm

Vodafone Fiji 7s player, Isake Katonibau has been released from the preparation camp for Rio due to injury.

Vodafone Fiji 7s player, Isake Katonibau. (Peni Shute/Newswire)
Vodafone Fiji 7s player, Isake Katonibau. (Peni Shute/Newswire)

In a statement released from the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) Vodafone Fiji 7s team coach Ben Ryan said that Katonibau had been released from camp due to chronic injuries and would no longer be considered for the 2016 Rio Olympics Team.

Ryan also confirmed that there would be no replacement for Katonibau and he would continue working with the current players in camp in preparing them for the Rio Olympics.

The Vodafone 7s team had an early morning training session at the Sand Dunes in Sigatoka today.

Vodafone Flying Fijians coach Ben Ryan posted photos on his twitter page.

Coach Ben Ryan gave the players multiple phases of uphill runs.

Meanwhile, Ryan will name his final 13 players on the 16th of next month.

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