International Powerlifting Federation Hopes for Olympic Recognition

By Godwin Eki – EMTV Sports, Port Moresby


President of the International Powerlifting Federation, Robert Keller, says Powerlifting, as a sport, is heading in the right direction, especially with all its member countries working together.

When asked about Powerlifting entering into the Olympic circle, he replied saying, the IPF is pleased to see that the International Olympic Committee has approved to recognize Powerlifting as an international sport.

Godwin Eki

has been a Sports Reporter since he started work with Media Niugini Limited in 2013, under News and Production. Coming from a background in Nursing and Paramedics from Queensland, Australia, he finds it interesting covering sports from the community level right through to the regional level. Hoping to one day tap into reporting on PNG politics, economics, environmental issues and other challenges Papua New Guineans face, he’s also covered stories on a variety of topics other than sports. His philosophy is: Believe, Act and Pursue.

Godwin Eki