POWC dominate at North Island Champs
Papatoetoe Olympic Weightlifting Club (POWC) had an outstanding two days at the recent Olympic Weightlifting NZ (OWNZ) North Island Championships held in Tauranga. Five lifters, Jessica Asi (69kg), Sione Tonga (94kg), Vi’ivale Gafa (75kg+), Joe Pomelile (105kg) and Aisake Tuitupou (105kg+) won their respective weight divisions. Uaealesi Funaki (77kg) placed second and Joachim Setefano (105kg+) placed third. The team will now head back to training in preparation for the National Championships to be held in Auckland in October.