Yukio Peter

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Yukio Peter
Medal record
Representing  Nauru
Men's weightlifting
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Delhi 77 kg weightlifting

Yukio Peter (born 29 January 1984 in Aiwo) is a weightlifter from Nauru.

Career[edit]

2004[edit]

Yukio snatched 142.5 kg and clean and jerked 165 kg (total 307.5 kg) to place eighth at the 2004 Olympic Games in the Men's 69 kg division.

2008[edit]

In December 2008, Yukio won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Limassol, Cyprus. Competing in the 77 kg category, he snatched 145 kg and clean and jerked 185 kg.[1]

2010[edit]

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, Yukio Peter won Nauru's 10th gold medal winning the 77kg division in weightlifting with a new Games record of 333 kg.[2][3]

2011[edit]

Peter won gold in the 77 kg category at the Arafura Games in 2011 in Darwin - Nauru's first gold at that edition of the Games.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vueti lifts silver at Commonwealth championship", Fiji Times, 9 December 2008
  2. ^ Peter wins gold for Nauru Nine. Retrieved 7 October 2010.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Sport: Nauru claim first gold in Darwin", Radio New Zealand International, 13 May 2011

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