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7 Gold Medals for 17-year-old Lifter from Savaii, Leotina Sivelio Petelo!

12 July 2019, Apia Samoa. 17-year-old  Leotina Sive Petelo of Ululoloa, Salailua and Saleaula, Savaii dominated the 81kg Womens Division of Weightlifting scooping 7 gold medals in one afternoon. The Faleata College Year 13 student won 3 Gold medals for the Pacific Games in the Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Overall Total. The other 4 […]

Kiribati Secures a 3-Gold Medal Victory in Weightlifting

Don Opeloge Wins Samoa’s First Ever Gold Medal at a World Championship

05 June 2019, Suva Fiji.  Don Opeloge has written himself into the history books as the first ever medal winner for Samoa at an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championship, securing none less than a Gold. Speaking to Samoa Global News from Suva Fiji where the IWF Junior World Weightlifting Champions are being held this week, […]

Samoa Weightlifting Brings Home 3 Gold and 2 Silver Medals from World Championship Event

“Samoa Weightlifting Federation is a Powerhouse of Oceania in Organising Events”

17 May 2019, Apia Samoa. The Samoa Weightlifting Federation is ready to host 300 lifters and 20 international technical officials from around the world during the Pacific Games in July. This was confirmed by the Director General of the International Weightlifting Federation, Attila Adamfi during his 3 day visit to Samoa earlier this week. “The […]

Former Rugby Star Enters Malua Theological College

Samoa Weightlifting Benefits from Intense Training in China

25 March, 2019. The Samoa Weightlifting Federation (SWF) have selected an elite team to represent Samoa following an intensive two-week training in high class facilities in Kunming China. Speaking to Samoa Global News SWF Coach Tuaopepe Jerry Wallkwork says he has been able to select a team after a two week training camp where there […]

Don Opeloge Wins Samoa’s First Ever Gold Medal at a World Championship