From pre-match routines to that winning feeling, Ben Ryan, Tim Walsh, Sean Maloney and Elma Smit go behind the scenes on Fiji and Australia’s #Rio2016 Olympic Gold Medal journey.
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Humans have lived in Fiji since the second millennium BC—first Austronesians and later Melanesians, with some Polynesian influences. A military government declared a Republic in 1987 following a series of coups d’état.
Fiji has one of the most developed economies in the Pacific through its abundant forest, mineral, and fish resources. The currency is the Fijian dollar, with the main sources of foreign exchange being the tourist industry, remittances from Fijians working abroad, bottled water exports, and sugar cane.