Lifters Power Up More Samoan Gold

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  • YEP...IT'S CALLED THE SAMOAN GOLDEN ROLL Powerlifting champion Koale Tasi Taale caps it off with the Samoan 'taualga' at the Tuanaimato Gym 1.
    YEP...IT'S CALLED THE SAMOAN GOLDEN ROLL Powerlifting champion Koale Tasi Taale caps it off with the Samoan 'taualga' at the Tuanaimato Gym 1.
  • Koale Tasi Taale on top of the podium in the mens 120kg with Tavita Lipine on his left  for bronze
    Koale Tasi Taale on top of the podium in the mens 120kg with Tavita Lipine on his left for bronze
  • Gold medal winner Oliva Kirisome in the mens +120kg division
    Gold medal winner Oliva Kirisome in the mens +120kg division

Strength yielded another set of gold medals for Samoa with the strong men of power lifting taking their turn yesterday.

Koale Tasi Taale in the mens 120kg and Oliva Kirisome in the mens +120kg  weight divisions lifted gold for Samoa.

The medals boost the medal tally in powerlifting to three, the first by Faustina Niu Sila Opeloge, in the Womens 84 kg division.

Other medals winners for Samoa were Titi Misili Penieli for silver in the mens 105 kg, Tavita Lipine for bronze in the mens 120kg and Moala Rachel Sooalo-Toai in the women’s 84kg.