Weightlifting craze sweeps Pacific Islands

Inmates at Oceania Weightlifting Institute train and live there with the Pacific Ocean separating them from famlies.

    Champion athletes often talk of the extreme measures they've taken to achieve success.

    Across the Pacific Islands, weightlifters are isolating themselves from their families as they hone their skills to Olympic standards.

    Paul Rhys travelled to New Caledonia to visit a training centre known as "Alcatraz".

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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