Ele Opeloge as the Samoa Games icon

DF
By Deidre Fanene, 17 November 2016

As Samoa waits patiently on the final decision by the International Olympic Committee in regards to Ele Opeloge’s medal award, S.A.S.N.O.C is making a move by letting her be the special guest for their event next month.

This was confirmed by the C.E.O. of  S.A.S.N.O.C  Fa’amausili Taiva Ah Young yesterday.

“We have already approved that Ele is our guest for the Samoa Games,” he said.

ADVERTISEMENT

“She will be arriving on the 12th of next month.”

According to the president and coach of Samoa Weightlifting Federation, he is happy that S.A.S.N.O.C. made a decision to bring Ele to the Samoa Games.

“Ele will be the icon of the games,” he said.

 “She’s a special guest that S.A.S.N.O.C is using to promote the Samoa Games and especially to acknowledge our athletes.

“We will also be using Ele for the Weightlifting competition to help us with refereeing.”

DF
By Deidre Fanene, 17 November 2016

Related Stories


Bg pattern top

Sign in for free to read more stories

Bg pattern light

UPGRADE TO PREMIUM

Subscribe to Samoa Observer Online

Enjoy access to over a thousand articles per month, on any device as well as feature-length investgative articles.

Ready to signup?