Fiji wins its first medals in Mini Games
14:40 Tue Dec 05, 2017
Report by: Meli Tavaga
Fiji weightlifter’s Seruwaia Malani and Arieta Mudunavoce, have raked in our first medals at the Pacific Mini Games underway in Vanuatu.
Malani won three silvers medals in the 48kg category. She managed a lift of 65kg in the clean and jerk, and 50kg in snatch for a total of 115kg.
Mudunavoce, lifting in the 53kg, won a bronze for her efforts in the clean and jerk (70kg) and finished third overall with a total of 126kg.
Meanwhile, Pacific weightlifting queen, Dika Toua, and younger sister Thelma, both of Papua New Guinea, went home with three gold medals each in the two categories.
Competition continues in the weightlifting with Manueli Tulo and Poama Qaqa, taking part.
You can watch the Mini Pacific Games live on FBC TV.
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