Gold medals galore for Samoan weightlifter Nevo Ioane

Samoan weightlifter Nevo Ioane has scooped 5 gold medals in his events in front of a home crowd.

Ioane, 31, also set a new Oceania record in the men’s 67kg category.

He won gold for the Oceania and Commonwealth competitions.

The other gold medals were in the Snatch with a lift of 125kg, Clean & Jerk 164kg and 289kg Overall.

Ruben Katoatau of Kiribati won silver and Nauru’s Ezekiel Moses won the bronze medal in the same category.


Photo Samoa Weightlifting/Facebook Caption Head of State of Samoa, Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II & Masiofo Afioga Faamausili Leinafo Tuimalealiifano with the President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), Mr Tamas Ajan & Samoa’s PG, Oceania & Commonwealth Gold Medalist, Nevo Ioane


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