Pacific Cup International

Good morning,


Paul Coffa MBE, General Secretary, Oceania Weightlifting Federation (OWF), has been able to convince the IWF to have a tournament at the Oceania Institute, New Caledonia, on 5th August, 2017. The event is the Pacific Cup International which is normally scheduled for December.


The Pacific Cup International has been approved by the IWF as a Commonwealth Games Qualification Event.


Should any of your member athletes wish to contest this Commonwealth Games Qualification Event they must notify your office and copying in AWF Office via email no later than Monday 10th July, 2017.


Athletes will be responsible for organising and paying for expenses related to ground and air transport, the OWF has generously offered to cover accommodation and meals during the stay in New Caledonia. It is envisaged that competitors will arrive in Noumea on Friday 4th August, compete on

Saturday 5th August and depart Noumea on Sunday 6th August, 2017.


This information will be posted on the AWF website and circulated through AWF social media channels.



Published on 6 Jul 17 - 9:25