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Ruel Ishaku of Nigeria has won the gold medal in the Open EAD Powerlifting competition.

Powerlifting podium finish for Nigeria

24 Mar 06 08:15
In Weightlifting’s final night, the Elite Athletes with a Disability (EAD) bench-pressed for medals in the Powerlifting competition, with Ruel Ishaku of Nigeria taking gold.
Cook Islander Sam Pera Snr.

In the name of the father

22 Mar 06 22:08
A young Cook Islander has upstaged his father in the Men's Weightlifting 105kg event on day seven at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Geeta Rani of India secured gold in the Women's +75kg.

Golden path to New Delhi

22 Mar 06 06:36
India's powerhouse female weightlifters have promised there's more to come in 2010, after dominating the +75kg class.
Australia's Deborah Lovely lifting her way to victory

Nauru almost snatches victory

21 Mar 06 10:16
It came down to the final two lifts but the home crowd advantage got Deborah Lovely over the line against Nauru's Sheba Deireragea in the Women's 75kg Weightlifting.
Australia's Alex Karapetyan still has the strength to celebrate his win in the 94kg class.

Karapetyan defends title

21 Mar 06 05:54
Scotland lifted for bronze in the Men's 94kg Weightlifting with Australia a sturdy one, two on the dias.
Jeane Lassen.

Canada snatches gold

20 Mar 06 07:30
Canada’s Jeane Lassen has snatched gold in the Women’s 69kg Weightlifting and set a new Games record in her first Commonwealth Games.
Janet Thelermont lifts for bronze.

First Melbourne medal for Seychelles

20 Mar 06 06:50
The Indian Ocean island of the Seychelles has claimed its first medal at Melbourne, and its fourth in Games history.

Hopes lift for medals

19 Mar 06 23:02
A high standard is expected in the fifth day of Weightlifting, with special performances anticipated in the Women's 69kg and Men's 85kg events.

Welsh Weightlifting win a breeze

19 Mar 06 11:15
Michaela Breeze of Wales has set a new Commonwealth Games record on her way to winning the gold medal in the Women's 63kg Weightlifting competition.

First Games gold for Ghana

19 Mar 06 06:25
In the Men's 77kg Weightlifting event, Majeti Fetrie has won the first gold of the Games for Ghana.

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