$10,000 boost for weightlifters

By Lizzy Hunt ,

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THANK YOU: Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork accepts the cheque from Tuala Siaki Tuala.

THANK YOU: Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork accepts the cheque from Tuala Siaki Tuala.

The Samoa Weightlifting Federation has received a much-needed monetary injection.

This week, the General Manager of the Gambling Control Authority, Tuala Siaki Tuala presented $10,000 to the President and National coach, Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork.

The presentation was held at the Samoa Sports Lotto’s office.

Tuala said the government was pleased to be able to give back to community through the development of sports like weightlifting, especially given their history of successes over the year. 

Tuaopepe expressed his heartfelt thanks to Tuala and Samoa Sports Lotto. He also asked the nation for prayers and moral support as the weightlifters prepare for their next international tournament.

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