Thursday, June 30, 2022

Vaivai wins Team Fiji’s first gold

Weightlifter Apolonia Vaivai has marked her return to the sport with Team Fiji’s first gold medal at the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan, Northern...

CNMI’s San Nicolas, Apelo gather medals in weightlifting

CNMI weightlifters Angel San Nicolas and Leonardo Apelo won a total of two gold and four silver medals in their respective weight classes in...

CNMI’s Ray Santos wins 4 gold medals in weightlifting

The CNMI is number three in the medal count thanks to the outstanding performance of Ray Santos who won three gold medals in the...

Coffa impressed with weightlifting venue

Oceania Weightlifting Federation secretary general and world-renowned weightlifting coach Paul Coffy is all praises for the Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games 2022 weightlifting venue...

Africa and Oceania lose out in Paris 2024 weightlifting qualifying system

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has put quality before quantity in its qualification system for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. It has also devised a...

Eileen Cikamatana lead Australian weightlifting line-ups for Birmingham

Australia's Eileen Cikamatana and Hannah Powell of Wales headline the two countries' weightlifting squads as their teams have been announced for the Birmingham 2022...

Opeloge brothers seal top spot in regional tournament

Weightlifter Don Opeloge has taken top spot in the 2022 Oceania Online Cup to become the best male lifter in the region with his...

Samoa’s weightlifting ‘dream team’ ready for Birmingham

Samoa's weightlifting team is ready to compete in the Commonwealth Games later this year in Birmingham, United Kingdom with their coach confident of their...

Australia’s wait for world champion goes on as favourite Cikamatana bombs out

Fijian born Eileen Cikamatana's attempt to become Australia’s first female world champion in weightlifting failed when she bombed out of the women’s 81 kilograms...

Landmark for weightlifting as Oceania athletes compete in virtual Championships

Weightlifters from Oceania have won titles and set records at their senior Championships, despite the fact that the competition was organised online. It is the...

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