Cikamatana saga: Fiji’s loss is Australia’s gain, says AWF president

Eileen Cikamatana takes a bow after breaking the world record with a clean and jerk of 150kg during the Australian National Junior Weightlifting Championships at Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday. Picture: SAM RUTTYN/ Sunday Telegraph

FIJI’S loss is Australia’s gain as champion Fiji weightlifter Eileen Cikamatana sets her sights on donning the green and gold colours. “Eileen Cikamatana is a prodigy. We will do everything possible to assist her in achieving her ambition,” Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) president Sam Coffa said. Cikamatana is not eligible for selection by Australia because […]

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