Bronze for Maria and Apolonia..

Both Maria Liku and Apolonia Vavai claimed a bronze medal in the Arafura Weightlifting Championships yesterday:

Maria lifted a total of 152 kg in the Women's 58kg category

Apolonia lifted  total of 156 KG IN the Women'S 69KG category.

The final remaining Fiji athlete to lift today is Joe Vueti in the Men's 85 kg category at 2.30pm Fiji time. Results and photos later.

Full results from

Congratulations to all the winners and well done to those who were participating in an international event for the first time.

The Fiji Weightlifting team flies out late tonight/early tomorrow morning. Tulo and members of the Oceania Weightlifting Institute fly back to Noumea early tomorrow morning.


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