PNG win first VAN2017 Gold in weightlifting

Papua New Guinea’s sensational weightlifter Thelma Mea Toua has snatched three gold medals for Papua New Guinea in the Women’s 48kg weight lifting today.

Thelma Mea Toua also broke Oceania history after she lifter 90kg. She overcame strong opposition from Australia and Fiji. Australian weightlifter got three silver medals while Fiji got three bronze medals.

Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai presented Thelma Mea Toua her Gold medals as PNG take off on a flying start to the Pacific Mini Games 2017.