Ele Opeloge as the Samoa Games icon

By Deidre Fanene ,

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Ele Opeloge

Ele Opeloge (Photo: Ron Gaunt/photosport.co.nz)

As Samoa waits patiently on the final decision by the International Olympic Committee in regards to Ele Opeloge’s medal award, S.A.S.N.O.C is making a move by letting her be the special guest for their event next month.

This was confirmed by the C.E.O. of  S.A.S.N.O.C  Fa’amausili Taiva Ah Young yesterday.

“We have already approved that Ele is our guest for the Samoa Games,” he said.

“She will be arriving on the 12th of next month.”

According to the president and coach of Samoa Weightlifting Federation, he is happy that S.A.S.N.O.C. made a decision to bring Ele to the Samoa Games.

“Ele will be the icon of the games,” he said.

 “She’s a special guest that S.A.S.N.O.C is using to promote the Samoa Games and especially to acknowledge our athletes.

“We will also be using Ele for the Weightlifting competition to help us with refereeing.”

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