Weightlifting To Qualify 5 Athletes To The CWG 2018

Manueli Tulo will compete at the Commonwealth and the Oceania Weightlifting Championships on Tuesday, 6th September at 12.30pm Fiji time. The competition is being held at Gold Coast, Australia. Tulo first won gold at this event in 2010. He is the defending champion in the 56Kg category. Last year he won gold in Suva to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games.

Also competing on the same day is Poama Qaqa in the 62Kg category. This is Poama’s last year competing as a junior athlete and he aims to qualify for the Commonwealth Games next year.

Here are the competition times for Fiji’s athletes.




Time – (Fiji time)

Manueli Tulo

Tue 06 September


Poama Qaqa

Tue 06 September


Taniela Rainibogi

Thur 07 September


Apolonia Vaivai

Fri 08 September


Eileen Cikamatana

Sat 09 September



Weightlifting Fiji hopes to qualify the above 5 athletes to the Commonwealth Games next year.

Tulo, Apolonia and Eileen will then join Team Fiji to leave for Turkmenistan on the 13th of September to compete at the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games.

You can catch the competition via live webcast from this link http://video.awf.com.au/webcast/


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Upcoming Games:

5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games – Turkmenistan, 15 – 24 September, 2017

Pacific Mini Games – Vanuatu, 2 -14 December, 2017

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