Weightlifting heave in the medals

Lifters Heave Gold For Samoa

Weightlifter Nevo Ioane swept an entire division category to collect three XVI Pacific Games gold medals on Thursday, adding to a gold-laden collection that has become the norm in Samoa's weightlifting empire.

He added to the gold rush set in motion by teammates John Tafi and lady lifter Sekolasitika Isaia, when weightlifting opened the day before at Gym 1.

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