Samoa claims taekwondo medals in Auckland

Samoa has claimed taekwondo medals at the 2023 Kukkiwon Cup, held in Auckland.

The cup, also the Taekwondo New Zealand Championships, is being used as a buildup for the Pacific Games.

The first gold medal for Samoa was won by the young Luisa Fulivai who competed in the Junior grade 1-2, red belt category.

The 17-strong team also picked up silver and bronze placings.