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WEIGHTLIFTERS READY FOR 2021 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

11 of Guam’s weightlifters are getting ready for their first big competition of 2021 in the Oceania Championships.

By Robert Balajadia

11 total weightlifting athletes will be competing in the Oceania Weightlifting Championships with five members competing in the Senior Division while six will competing for the ranking tournament next week from September 24-26.

Each competitor will be performing at the Fudoshin Training Center in Tumon with their workouts bring broadcasted for official review starting Thursday morning. All athletes have been training for this particular event for a year while following COVID-19 protocols.

Senior Oceania Weightlifting Championships Competitors Schedule

September 24 @ 9 am – Nicola Lagatao 45kg

Nicola Lagatao 45kg

September 24 @ 1 pm – Jacinta Sumagaysay

Jacinta Sumagaysay – 59kg

September 25th @ 9 am – Armie Almazan 64kg

Armie Almazan – 64kg

September 25th @ 2:30 pm – David Bautista 81 kg

David Bautista – 81kg

September 26th @ 9 am – Brittney Pereda 87kg

Brittney Pereda – 87kg

Oceania Weightlifting Ranking Tournament Competitors

In this division, six athletes will be competing strictly for online ranking to get qualified for future events!

Females:
– 49kg Erika Camacho

Males
– 61kg Vinci Livi Ebidag
– 67kg Harold Aranda
– 73kg Krystian Villanueva
– 89kg E.J. Fejeran
– 109+kg Peter San Nicolas

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An educator, triathlete, mother and Guardsman all in one! The ever active Rose Munoz almost never stops moving, but she’s found a way to balance her busy life while serving from home!

 

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