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Samoa’s Olympic silver medal presentation not confirmed

22 February, 2017 - 6:08 pm in Community, Latest News, Local News, Sports, Weightlifting

Creating history, Ele Opeloge is the first to win an Olympic medal for Samoa BY Lance Polu APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2017: Samoa’s first Olympic medal, a Silver to weightlifter Ele Opeloge has arrived in Samoa but the day for the presentation…

Young Samoan weightlifting stars shine in Mayalsia

31 October, 2016 - 4:59 pm in Community, Local News, People, Sports, Weightlifting

Young Samoan weightlifting star Iuniarra Sipaia winning Gold by 15 kgs ahead of everyone else in her division A young Samoan weightlifting team have won…

Samoa set to be awarded its first Olympic medal

27 October, 2016 - 5:08 pm in Community, People, Sports, Weightlifting

  Samoan weightlifter Ele Opeloge set to be awarded Samoa's first Olympic medal BY STAFF REPORTERS APIA, SAMOA - THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER 2016: Samoa…

Ele Opeloge will be Samoa’s first Olympic medal winner

6 September, 2016 - 4:54 pm in Community, Latest News, Local News, People, Sports, Weightlifting, World

  Ele Opeloge in action for Samoa BY Lance Polu APIA, SAMOA - TUESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2016: "There is no question about it now. Ele Opeloge will receive the Silver medal for the Beijing Olympic Games 2008." A proud and veteran homebased Weightlifting Coach…

Failed drug tests could give Samoa its first ever Olympic medal

25 August, 2016 - 4:35 pm in Community, Local News, People, Sports, Weightlifting, World

  Samoa's golden girl Ele Opeloge after the Bejing Olympics where she missed the Bronze medal by 1 kg. Getty Images SOURCE - NZ Herald THURSDAY 25 AUGUST 2016: Samoa could finally have its first ever Olympic medal, eight years after the fact. It was announced…