Wini (SOL) snatches three gold from rivals in women’s weightlifting

Jenly Tegu Wini (SOL) wins women's 58kg gold in weightlifting. photo: Stephen Kwaragu

Jenly Tegu Wini (SOL) wins women’s 58kg gold in weightlifting. photo: Stephen Kwaragu

By Phylma Timea, Games News Service

PORT MORESBY, July 6 – Jenly Tegu Wini (SOL) won all three gold medals in the women’s 58kg class in weightlifting at Port Moresby 2015 at the PNG Power Dome on Monday.

Wini lifted a winning weight of 83kg in snatch and an impressive 110kg in clean and jerk.

With a total lift of 193kg, Wini also bagged the overall women’s title in that catergory.

Tia-Clair Toomey (AUS) won the silver medal in all three events while Mathlyn Robert (MHL) took all three bronze medals.

Weightlifting continues with the women’s 69kg and 75kg weight classes and the men’s 85kg and 94kg divisions at the PNG Power Dome on Tuesday.

GNS pt/jc

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