Della appointed to the CWF executive committee

Della Shaw-Elder has been elected to the Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation's (CWF) Executive Committee. Picture: SUPPLIED

Della Shaw-Elder. Picture: SUPPLIED

Update: 4:59PM THIS is an exciting time for Weightlifting Fiji to be represented in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation Executive Committee allowing Fiji to make contributions to the growth of the sport in the country and the region.

Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou said
this while congratulating Della Shaw-Elder on her election to the Commonwealth
Weightlifting Federation’s (CWF) Executive Committee at the CWF Electoral
Congress held in Gold Coast, Australia this week. 

Mr Tuitubou who was pleased with the appointment of Weightlifting
Fiji’s Vice-President said this should encourage female athletes and
administrators to perform to the best of their abilities and succeed in
leadership roles as being an athlete contributes to the work they do as an

“I would like to congratulate Ms Shaw-Elder on her
election, all the more so as she is the only woman on the Executive Committee,”
he said. 

“We have always encouraged the growth of sports and
physical activity in Fiji. It is very encouraging to see that Ms Shaw-Elder has
been rewarded for her sheer hard work and dedication and we also feel equally
proud of her achievements,” Mr Tuitubou said. 

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