February 4, 2023


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Rainibogi and Seipua qualify for Commonwealth Games

Taniela Rainibogi [Photo: SUpplied]

Weightlifting Fiji has confirmed that Taniela Rainibogi and Helen Seipua have qualified for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July.

Rainibogi qualified in the 96kg while Seipua will be lifting in the 87 plus.

Rainibogi previously represented the country at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games while Seipua is set to make her first outing.

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According to the current Commonwealth rankings, Seipua is in 8th while Rainibogi is on 9th place.

Only two of the five athletes training for the games have qualified.

2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist, Apolonia Vaivai, missed registering a successful lift during the qualifying tournament.

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