Nauru weightlifter breaks record at Oceania meet in Fiji

Nauru's female lifter Syisha Cain who is competing in the Oceania Weightlifting Championship in Fiji has set a new Oceania record in the youth category.

Cain competed in the 44kg class in the youth category for snatch, clean and jerk and tota.


In the snatch, she set the record at 45kg whilst in the clean and jerk with her lift of 54kg.


This is a great achievement for the young lifter.


More than 200 weightlifters and sporting delegates from 19 countries are in Suva for the 2016 Oceania Weightlifting Championships.


Ben Kealy