PETERS Luisa < Back  
Sport Weightlifting
CGA Cook Islands   
Gender Women
Born 27 Jun 1993
Height1.67 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Nouméa, NCL
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport at age 16.
Why this sport? "My grandmother introduced me to the sport and there was no looking back. I enjoy it a lot because I get to travel and meet a lot of new friends."
Club / Team Oceania Weightlifting Institute: Nouméa, NCL
Name of coach Unakea Kauvai [national]
General Interest
Nicknames Lui (Twitter profile, 19 Jan 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you want it, take it." (Facebook profile, 05 Dec 2017)
Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2016 she was elected on a four-year term as one of three vice presidents of the Oceania Weightlifting Federation. She was the organisation's first female elected official. (cookislandsnews.com, 15 Jul 2016; iwf.net, 28 May 2016)

OLYMPIC TATTOO
She has a tattoo of the five Olympic rings on her right arm. (Olympians Cook Islands Facebook page, 09 Sep 2018)