Pacific Cup International
Paul Coffa MBE, General Secretary, Oceania Weightlifting Federation (OWF), has been able to convince the IWF to have a tournament at the Oceania Institute, New Caledonia, on 5th August, 2017. The event is the Pacific Cup International which is normally scheduled for December.
The Pacific Cup International has been approved by the IWF as a Commonwealth Games Qualification Event.
Should any athlete wish to contest this Commonwealth Games Qualification Event they must notify their respective state office and the AWF Office via email [email protected] no later than Monday 10th July, 2017.
Athletes will be responsible for organising and paying for expenses related to ground and air transport, the OWF has generously offered to cover accommodation and meals during the stay in New Caledonia. It is envisaged that competitors will arrive in Noumea on Friday 4th August, compete on Saturday 5th August and depart Noumea on Sunday 6th August, 2017.