DIKA COMES 4TH IN GROUP B 72KG SNATCH AND CLEAN AND JERK 95KG


July 25, 2021 - 385 views

It was a wrap as Team PNG’s first athlete, Dika Toua completed competing in her 5th Olympic Games History in the making on Saturday in the Women's 49kg event at 10:50am.

She finished 4th Snatching 72kg and Clean and Jerked 95kg lifting a total of 167kgs.

Group A is now complete with the final standings also finalised. Dika has finished 10th out of 14 athletes with World Recorder from China taking the Gold, India Silver and Indonesia Bronze.

At 37 years of age and after 21 years of competing she continued to fly the PNG flag high.

She was the first female athlete to lift at the Sydney Olympic Games when Women's Weightlifting was first introduced.

Dika Toua is a legendary in the history making in the sport of Weightlifting as she is the first female Weightlifter to compete in five Olympic Games.

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