Vakuruivalu wins bronze in the senior men's 109kg category at the Oceania Weightlifting Championship

Vakuruivalu wins bronze in the senior men's 109kg category at the Oceania Weightlifting Championship

By Marika Rasekaseka
Tuesday 27/02/2024
[Image: Istagram: Timothy Vakuruivalu]

24-year-old Timothy Vakuruivalu has made his mark in the senior men's 109kg category after winning a bronze medal at the Oceania Weightlifting Championships that was held on the 24th of February, 2024, in Auckland, New Zealand.

With a weightlifting journey spanning nine years, Vakuruivalu showcased his prowess by snatching 120kg and clean and jerking 140kg, securing a well-deserved bronze in the senior category.

In a heartfelt dedication, Vakuruivalu expressed his gratitude and love for his family in New Zealand and abroad and also extended his appreciation to the Papatoetoe Weightlifting Club, where he has been based and training for the past few years.

The club's support and camaraderie played a significant role in his success.

Vakuruivalu also wishes to convey his thanks to Weightlifting Fiji for entrusting him with the responsibility of representing his country on the international stage.

His acknowledgment of their confidence in his abilities reflects the strong bond between the athlete and the national weightlifting body.

Weightlifting Fiji celebrates Timothy Vakuruivalu's bronze medal victory and commends him for his dedication, skill, and sportsmanship.

FNRL
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