Weightlifting Fiji

IWF Junior World Championship: Learning Experience For Lifters
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IWF Junior World Championship: Learning Experience For Lifters

Galoa, Serua native Nasila lifted a total weight of 70kg in the snatch, 97kg in the clean and jerk with a total lift...

Weightlifting Fiji Reaps Benefits of Community Outreach Through Fiji National Sports Commission
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Weightlifting Fiji Reaps Benefits of Community Outreach Through Fiji National Sports Commission

Weightlifting Fiji has been part of the commission’s community programmes around the country.

Be Creative, Atma Maharaj Urges Reporters
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Be Creative, Atma Maharaj Urges Reporters

“Sometimes media basically takes an individual puts them on pedestal so high that there is no foundation and as re...

External Influence’ Swayed Cikamatana
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External Influence’ Swayed Cikamatana

Weightlifting Fiji’s life-member, Christopher Yee, says the federa­tion will open ‘a can of worms’ to reveal ...

44 Lifters For Second Trials
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44 Lifters For Second Trials

Weightlifting Fiji (WF) will hold its second selection trials to select its team for the 2019 Pacific Games and Juni...

Low Chance For Weightlifters
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Low Chance For Weightlifters

Weightlifting Fiji has al­most no medal prospects for next July’s Pacific Games in Samoa, a top official told the...

Dates Set For Weightlifting Fiji Selection Trials
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Dates Set For Weightlifting Fiji Selection Trials

Weightlifting Fiji will be holding five se­lection trials for the 2019 IWF Junior World Championships and 2019 Paci...

Women In Sports: Della Tells Her Story
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Women In Sports: Della Tells Her Story

Being the only female executive member of Weightlifting Fiji and the first women in the Pacific to be accredited as ...

Della Officiates At World Champs
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Della Officiates At World Champs

Della Shaw-Elder is officiating at the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Senior World Championships ...

803 Students Try Weightlifting
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803 Students Try Weightlifting

Weightlifting Fiji (WF) con­ducted the largest Talent Identification Programme in Fiji in the last two months. This...

Levuka Weightlifting Suspended
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Levuka Weightlifting Suspended

  Weightlifting Fiji (WF) has suspended the Levuka Weightlifting Club (LVC) as from June 10. Despite the attemp...

FASANOC To Resolve Weightlifting Wrangle
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FASANOC To Resolve Weightlifting Wrangle

Weightlifting Fiji has requested an independent delegation from FASANOC to meet with athletes and officials from the...

Count Me Out: Vueti
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Count Me Out: Vueti

Former Weightlifting Fiji’s develop­ment officer Joe Vueti is not going to attend today’s emergency meeting in ...

Why? Weightlifting Fiji Explains
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Why? Weightlifting Fiji Explains

  Weightlifting Fiji has confirmed yesterday that they have not received the original boycott letter from the L...

Ref Della Gets World Invite
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Ref Della Gets World Invite

Della Shaw-Elder has been invited by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to officiate at the 2018 IWF J...

New Weightlifting Coach
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New Weightlifting Coach

Iranian Olympic gold medallist, Hossein Tavakoli, is the Weightlifting Fiji national head coach until the 2020 Olymp...

New Oceania Role For Vueti
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New Oceania Role For Vueti

Josefa Vueti has been appoint­ed as the Development Officer for the Oceania Weightlifting Federation. Vueti, Weight...

Bower Tells Of Our Medal Hopes In Gold Coast
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Bower Tells Of Our Medal Hopes In Gold Coast

Team Fiji are banking on weightlifting and their men’s sevens rugby to win them medals at the Commonwealth Games. ...

‘I Gave It All, Need To Move On’
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‘I Gave It All, Need To Move On’

Manueli Tulo accepted the decision made against his 110kg lift in his final attempt of the snatch in the 56kg divisi...

Parents Jet In To Support Lifters
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Parents Jet In To Support Lifters

Weightlifting Fiji has created a special programme ‘Parents Support Group” (PSG), as part of its 2018 Commonweal...

Lifters Up Prep In Noumea
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Lifters Up Prep In Noumea

Weightlifting Fiji shifted preparation to a new level at the Oceania Weightlift­ing Institute in New Caledonia. The...

‘Lifters must lift game’
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‘Lifters must lift game’

Weightlifting Fiji general secretary Ritesh Ratiram said they would be intensifying their training programme to the ...

8 Lifters For Gold Coast
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8 Lifters For Gold Coast

  Weightlifting Fiji has created history after 8 athletes qualified to the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, A...

Big Moment For Della
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Big Moment For Della

Della Shaw-Elder has been invited by the International Weightlifting Federation to officiate at the Asian Indoor and...

U.S Stint For Lifting Coach
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U.S Stint For Lifting Coach

Weightlifting Fiji’s strength and conditioning (S&C) coach, Henry Elder Jnr is heading to the University of De...

Only Way Is Up
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Only Way Is Up

A total of 8 gold 1 silver and 3 bronze medals is Weightlifting Fiji’s best international performance ever at this...

Cikamatana Tipped for Gold Lift
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Cikamatana Tipped for Gold Lift

Weightlifting sensation Eileen Cikamatana has a busy September as the 17-year old will be competing in two internati...

Apolonia Chasing Triple Gold
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Apolonia Chasing Triple Gold

Double Commonwealth Championships gold medallist, Apolonia Vaivai will look for another gold when she competes at th...

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