Two-time Olympian Deborah Acason has made a strong return to the sport of weightlifting, winning the women’s 90kg National title in Hobart on Sunday.
Olympian Tia-Clair Toomey and two-time Commonwealth Games medallist, Seen Lee, have been the stand-out performers among the local lifters at the Australian International Weightlifting event in Melbourne at the weekend.
The most impressive weightlifting field to compete in Australia since the 2006 Commonwealth Games will take part this weekend in the Australia International in Melbourne, with world-class athletes joining Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallists.
Oceania Weightlifting Federation General Secretary Paul Coffa believes enough is enough when it comes to the sport he has dedicated his life to and doping.
Australian super-heavyweight Damon Kelly has won gold at the 2016 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Penang, with Australia also picking up another silver medal through Kaitlyn Fassina on the final day of competition.
Australia’s Erika Ropati-Frost has won a gold and Seen Lee a silver at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Penang, Malaysia.
Two-time Olympian Damon Kelly has won gold at the Australian Weightlifting Championships at his first major competition since missing selection for the 2016 Rio Olympics.