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Charisma Amoe-Tarrant

Charisma Amoe-Tarrant (weightlifting) make her Commonwealth Games debut for Australia in Birmingham after she won silver for Nauru in the over 90kg at the Gold Coast 2018 Games. Amoe-Tarrant began weightlifting when she was 11, training with her uncle who was a coach at the local gym. She had competed in athletics – mainly shot put and discus – before falling in love with weightlifting. She moved to Australia in 2012 with her grandparents and became an Australian citizen in 2016, though didn’t make the switch to represent Australia until after the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Amoe-Tarrant claimed bronze at the 2019 Pacific Games – her first international appearance for Australia – before making her Olympic debut in Tokyo, finishing 6th in the over 87kg with a total of 243kg. Coached by Angela Wydall at Cougars Weightlifting Club in Brisbane, Amoe-Tarrant set her PB in the snatch (110kg) in August 2019, and both clean & jerk (152kg) and total (262kg) in December 2019.

Sport / Discipline

Weightlifting

Birth Place

Nauru

Date of Birth

26/05/1999

Age

22

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