Samoan lifter Leotina Petelo reigns with 7 gold medals

Weightlifter Leotina Petelo added to two more gold medals to the five she clinched at the Pacific Games and international competition underway in Apia.

Petelo won 3 gold in the Pacific Games Women’s 81kg category, Oceania Juniors, Oceania Women’s 81kg A and the Commonwealth Juniors and 81kg A category.

The silver medals went to Papua New Guinea and Nauru won bronze.


Photo Samoa Weightlifting Federation. Caption: Golden girl Leotina Petelo (2nd from right) with Deputy Head of State, Honorable Le Mamea Ropati.