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Another gold for 18-year-old Fijian weightlifter

26 September 2017

Posted in: Pacific Radio News,

By Levi Matautia-Morgan - levi.morgan@pmn.co.nz

Young Fijian weightlifter Eileen Cikamatana has won gold at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

Eileen Cikamatana. Photo/ Twitter: Reiko Kato Chinen.

The 18-year-old scooped up first place in the Women's 90kg Group A competition.

Cikamatana had a snatch of 111kgs and a clean and jerk of 142kgs which gave her a total of 253kgs, setting 12 new records.

She now adds another medal to her collection of four, which she won at the recent Commonwealth and Oceania Championships in Australia.

Eileen Cikamatana and her team at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Photo/ FASNOC. 

Tags: Fiji, sport,