|Born||July 11, 1985|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||124 kg (273 lb)|
|Event(s)||Women's +75 kg|
Opeloge finished fourth in her event, narrowly missing out on a bronze medal. She lifted 269 kg, matching her personal best, while Mariya Grabovetskaya of Kazakhstan lifted 270 kg to finish third. In August 2016, the IWF reported in the IOC reanalysis of the 2008 Beijing Olympics that the silver and bronze medallists - Olha Korobka of Ukraine, and Mariya Grabovetskaya - failed retests of their doping samples. If confirmed, Opeloge would become the silver medallist and also become the first-ever Olympic medallist from Samoa.
Opeloge is a celebrity in Samoa, "where children approach her in the supermarket for autographs".
Opeloge was the Samoan flagbearer for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, as well as being one of the baton carriers as the Queen's baton made its way through Samoa. At the Games she won the silver medal in the +75 kg category.
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