Commonwealth Games: Tiny Nauru makes big impact in weightlifting arena

Nauru's Maximina Uepa in action during the Commonwealth Games Weightlifting final in Birmingham, on Aug 2, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS
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BIRMINGHAM - It has an area of 21 sq km - the size of Tampines - and a population of 11,000, which is enough to fill just 20 per cent of Singapore's National Stadium.

But Nauru, the world's smallest island nation, has been consistently and literally lifting above its weight.

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