SPG 2007 Power Lifting News

Robert Dabwido (Nauru) goes for gold

Nauru's Powerlifters - Future Superheroes?

With the competition coming to a close, it was clear that Nauru's Robert Dabwido and David Adimim would walk away with medals. Dabwido and Adimim put in very impressive performances to win gold.more
Samoa's Tavita Ripine goes for gold!

A Golden Performance From Samoa's Tavita Ripine

Samoa's Tavita Ripine left his opponents behind as he lifted his way to victory.more
Senimili Turner (Fiji) attempting the dead lift

Fiji Powers On

Fifteen women fought it out in powerlifting last night with Fiji dominating the gold medal pool. Only five countries (Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tahiti, American Samoa and New Caledonia) entered female competitors.more
Nauru's winning team

Nauru and PNG Lift Their Way to Gold

After a successful morning in the light-weight divisions, the day took a tumble for many athletes in the 82.5kg and 90kg categories. However, Nauru's Barassi Botelanga and Papua New Guinea's Livingston Sokoli triumphed in their weight classes. They will be taking gold home.more
Mohammed Ramzan, Fiji (Gold); Jean-Paul Soenarman-Abdallah, Tahiti (Silver); Kelly Hendry, PNG (Bronze)

Fiji Off to a Powerful Start

Fiji is basking in glory after a golden start on day 1 of the South Pacific Games powerlifting competition.more
George Lealifanno

True Power Comes Straight from the Heart

Samoan powerlifter, George Lealiifano, believes that his faith has strengthened his resolve to keep focused on his sport and drug free. "True power comes straight from the heart", says Lealiifano.more

Superman David lifts 200kgs

David Adimim from Nauru lifts 200kgsmore

Maverick Eoe shows his strength

Nauru's Powerlifting Team Weighs Up its Prospects

Nauru's got a lot of medal chances," says Robert Dabwido, President of the Nauru Powerlifting Federation and super heavyweight gold medallist in the 2003 South Pacific Games in Fiji.more

Ten Countries Enter Powerlifting.

109 athletes from 10 Countries will make their way to Apia for the 2007 South Pacific Games in August. The reason? Powerlifting.

With 19 medal events on offer, powerlifting contributes 6% of the overall medal tally ranking 4th overall.

Entries by Name will be posted on this web site by the end of this week.more
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