The Youth and Junior Oceania and Commonwealth Championships will also be held in conjunction with the Samoa 2019 competition.
Last time at the Port Moresby 2015 XVI Pacific Games, weightlifting was hotly contested. PNG topped the medal table with 13 golds and a total of 21, closely followed by Samoa with 12 golds and a higher overall total of 23 medals. Australia claimed 29 medals in total, but only 6 golds.
Samoa, PNG and Australia will again be among the teams to watch at Samoa 2019.