Manuel Minginfel, (Yap, FSM) Takes 3 Golds in Pacific Games.

Minginfel takes 3 gold medals in Men's weightlifting, 62kg. The medals marks FSM's first and only medals in these games.

Minginfel adds 3 gold medals to his already hefty collection of awards.

Manuel Minginfel's statistics:

1. Finished 10th in 2004 Athens Games totaling 272.5kg.
2. Finished 7th at 2005 World Championships with 280kg.
3. Finished 4th at 2006 World Championships with 293kg.
4. Won 3 gold medals and placed 19 records at the 2007 South Pacific Games in Samoa.
5. He has compiled 9 gold medals from the last 3 South Pacific Games.



1. Sports Illustrated, Beijing 2008.

2. XIVth Pacific Games Website (Medal Tally).