OPELOGE Petunu < Back  
Sport Weightlifting
CGA Samoa   
Gender Men
Born 27 Jun 1994
Height1.69 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Apia, SAM
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? Weightlifting is a tradition in his family.
Name of coach Tuaopepe Asiata Wallwork [national]
General Interest
Famous relatives He is one of five siblings to have competed in weightlifting at international level. His brother Niusila and his sister Ele both won gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, while his other siblings Tovia and Mary were selected to represent Samoa at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. His nephew Don Opeloge has also represented Samoa in the sport, winning silver in the 85kg category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (SportsDeskOnline, 25 Oct 2018; gc2018.com, 01 Jan 2018; talamua.com, 03 Jul 2014; nzherald.co.nz, 12 Oct 2010)