The National Coach of the Weightlifting Association Sonny Johnson said that during the Commonwealth Games in India in October, they will be the only association that is going to make Sierra Leone proud during the games.
He made this statement yesterday during the opening of the final trial of the Weightlifting at Weightlifting gym at the National stadium.
Sonny stated that this is not the first time that Weightlifting Association has make Sierra Leone proud, “we are going to continue to make this nation proud that is why we have decided to have this final trial so that those who will be selected will have enough time to train for the competition”.
Sonny also mentioned that those Weightlifters who are not present during this last trial will not have nobody to blame if they are not selected and he also stated that those who will be selected will be selected by the international standards on merit and not on sentiment.
He appeals to the Weightlifters to make sure that they do their best and about 12 Weightlifters are participating in the trial in different categories.