Samoa powerlifting team wins 3 gold medals

The first gold was won by Faustina Niu Sila Opeloge in the Women -84 kg category winning over Meteng Wak of Papua New Guinea who got silver and Perina Fritz who won the bronze medal.

Samoa’s Koale Junior Tasi Taala won gold in the Men -120kg category; silver went to Telupe Iosefa of Tuvalu and Bronze to Tavita Lipine also of Samoa.

In the Men +120 kg category, Oliva Siusega Kirisome of Samoa won gold; the silver medal went to Vagi Henry of Papua New Guinea and the bronze medal to Julien Moala of New Caledonia.