Golden girl

Gold medallist Eileen Cikamatana with members of Team Fiji after winning the 2018 Commonwealth Games 90kg weight-lifting competition at the Carrara Indoor Sports complex in Gold Coast, Australia. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

Gold medallist Eileen Cikamatana with members of Team Fiji after winning the 2018 Commonwealth Games 90kg weight-lifting competition at the Carrara Indoor Sports complex in Gold Coast, Australia. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

“LORD, it is now or never,” weight-lifter Eileen Cikamatana muttered as she bend down to attempt a 130-kilogram lift in the women’s 90kg division during the Commonwealth Games in Australia yesterday. The Carrara Stadium Indoor Sports Complex weight-lifting venue was in pin-drop silence as the 18-year-old from Taviya, Ovalau, in her first Commonwealth Games, lifted […]

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