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Bright Future For Para Powerlifting in the Pacific

Day four now into the Oceania Paralympic Committee (OPC) ‘High Performance Training’ in Solomon Islands and there has been great progress over the sessions of Para powerlifting.

Para Powerlifting Head Coach from Australia, Simon Bergner in applauding the Para powerlifting athletes at the OPC ‘High Performance Training Camp’ in Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) said he looks forward to the future of Oceania Para powerlifting.

“We have done some work on technique, we have talked about competition planning and programing,” said Bergner.

“Also we are having our powerlifting competition this afternoon [today] which is going to be fantastic to showcase some of the work that we done over the last few days.

“Really looking forward to the future to see how the athletes go along in their journey in Para powerlifting over the next few years. This is with multiple Oceania events coming up and also world events for Para powerlifting.”

Para Powerlifting Head Coach, Simon Bergner will be leaving the country tomorrow.
In speaking to SINIS MEDIA he said he has had a great time in Solomon Islands working with the teams from Oceania, as there has been great progress.

The six Pacific countries currently participating in the OPC’s ‘High Performance Training Camp’ are Samoa, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Solomon Islands (SI).

Pacific region’s six nation OPC Camp currently will conclude on Saturday, March 25.

Source: SINIS Media