Mary Opeloge breaks Commonwealth record

Mary Opeloge on the way to break the record

By Alan Ah Mu

APIA: 08 June 2012 – Mary Opeloge of Samoa broke the Juniors Commonwealth record for the snatch in the women’s 75kg division at the Faleata Sports Complex this afternoon.

The younger sister of Commonwealth Gold medalist Ele Opeloge, Mary snatched 103kg today at the Commonwealth and Oceania champs here.

The previous record was 102kg set by Pujari Sailaja of India in 2002.

But Mary Opeloge snatched 103kg in a local competition this year.

It is also an Oceania Junior record.

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