It is hard not to notice Viet Doan — his shoulders are three times wider than his waist and his biceps measure 50 centimetres. But the Vietnamese-Australian says he started out as "one of the smallest kids in high school" who just wanted to be like Arnold Schwarzenegger.
New Zealand's transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard withdraws from competition in the women's +90kg weightlifting final after pulling up with injury.
The Samoan head coach wants her out while others back her right to compete, as controversy heats up over New Zealand transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard.
Weightlifters from the Pacific Islands are set to make their mark on the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, aiming for up to seven gold medals.