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Weightlifting Fiji gained special recognition in the country

The IWF wishes to congratulate Weightlifting FIJI that won the award of Best Sports Federation title in the country.

The President, Atma Maharaj and his office have done tremendous work in order to bring weightlifting into the center of attention in the Fijian sport life. Through this development, weightlifting is now highly recognized and well represented in Fiji.

Ms. Maria Liku (58kg bodyweight category) triple gold medallist at the recent Pacific Games held in New Caledonia was elected Best Female Athlete of the Year 2011 in Fiji.