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Weightlifting: Sagone wins 3 gold

By EMONI NARAWA
Friday, July 12, 2013

Update: 11:31AM YOUNG Ulina Tinaidivila Sagone did Fiji proud yesterday, winning three gold medals at the Oceania Weightlifting Championship in Brisbane, Australia.

The 15-year-old beat competitors from Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Marshall Island to be crowned a champion.

She lifted a total of 110 kilograms, snatched 48kg and lifted 62kg in the clean and jerk.

She is one of the targeted athletes preparing for the Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing, China in 2014.

Weightlifting Fiji was pleased with the achievement.