GC2018: Apolonia bags Fiji’s first medal

Apolonia Vaivai won bronze medal in the women's 69kg weightlifting category. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

Update: 2:05PM FIJI’S flag bearer at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia won Fiji’s first medal today in the weightlifting competition.

 Apolonia Vaivai finished
in third place in the women’s 69kg lifting a total of 216kg at the Carrara
Sports Arena.

India’s Punam Yadav claimed the gold medal with a 222kg lift
while Sarah Davies of Wales lifted 217kg to settle for the silver medal.