With parts of the country under strict COVID-19 lockdown orders and five Tokyo 2020 Olympians sidelined in hotel quarantine, Australia rallied to achieve another good result in this month’s match with Solomon Islands and hold onto third place in the OWF Premiers League.
The Australian Weightlifting Federation is pleased to announce the Athletes who have been selected and endorsed by the AWF Board of Directors to be entered into the 2021 Oceania Weightlifting Championships.
After eight months and nine competition rounds, Australia finished second in the Oceania League after defeating Fiji in the final match of the tournament.
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation today advised that the OWF Executive Board has decided to postpone the Annual Congress and 2021 Oceania Championships to August 24th to 28th, to be held in Nauru.
The Australian Masters Championships will be held in conjunction with the Oceania Masters Championships and Commonwealth Masters Championships in Cairns QLD, at the Pullman Cairns International Hotel, on 10th - 12th February 2021.
Eileen Cikamatana and Kiana Elliott achieved a 1-2 finish in the inaugural OWF Online Cup last weekend.
Australia triumphed in a close match against New Zealand in Round 6 of the Oceania League last weekend.
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation is holding its next online real-time competition, the 2020 OWF Cup online tournament on 5th and 6th December 2020.
Australia maintains second place on the Oceania League Ladder
Australia moved up two places on the League Ladder with a convincing win over the Pacific 2 team last weekend.