PNG's Udia delights crowd with gold effort

The crowd went wild tonight when Toua Philip Udia lifted 172kg in the Clean and Jerk event of the 77kg men’s weightlifting category.

He beat Australia’s Francois Etoundi whose attempt to lift 165kg failed. He however succeeded in lifting 166kg.

Udia is now the champion of the 77 kilograms category in the men's weight lifting at the 2015 Pacific Games.

Scoring 302kg Udia also bagged gold for the overall category.

In snatch he took the silver medal while Australia won the gold and the bronze medals.