Nauru weightlifters add bronze to medal tally

Larko Doguape lifted a total of 270kg to take the bronze medal in the Men’s 73kg A event at the Pacific Games in Samoa.

That event was won by Australia and Kiribati walked away with the silver medal.

Doguape also clinched a bronze medal with a lift of 150kg in the Clean & Jerk event.

His compatriot, Ika Aliklik also won bronze in the Snatch event.

Kiribati lifter, Taretiita Tabaroua won the gold medal in the event.

Nauru also won bronze in the Oceania Championship also underway in Apia.

At the end of day 4 of competition, Nauru was placed in 7th place with 5 gold, 1 silver and 8 bronze in the overall medal tally.



Photo Samoa Weightlifting Fed