7 September, 2017. Samoa /Australia – Samoa’s champion weightlifter Nevo Ioane has won gold at the 2017 Commonwealth and Oceania Championships being held in the Gold Coast in Australia.
According to the Samoa Weightlifting Federation, Ioane took out the Men’s 69kg Division “producing his best lifts ever” in a “fantastic effort”.
The Championship is a test event for next year’s Commonwealth Games and has attracted 400 lifters and 150 officials from 37 countries.
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