Recently, Eurosport invited a delegation from the IPF to visit the Eurosport Headquarters in Paris. This comprised IPF General Manager, Emanuel Scheiber, Media Team Manager, Eric Rupp and IPF…

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Mrs Wang Yan, Secretary General of the Chinese IPF affiliate, China Powerlifting, recently visited the IPF Headquarters in Luxembourg to meet with Gaston Parage, IPF President, and Emanuel Scheiber,…

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The recent Level 2 IPF Coaching Course was a huge success with participants from Armenia, Austria, Belgium, the UK, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Sweden and Slovenia. 

The course included both…

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Luxembourg, 31st January 2023

Dear athletes and officials of the International Powerlifting Federation,
It is my pleasure to notify you that Ms. Rhaea Stinn from Canada has been selected to serve…

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The IPF will continue in 2023 with the IPF Trainer Education Course, Level II!

The course will be conducted from February 17th  to February 19th 2023 at the Eleiko facilities in Halmstad/Sweden


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Dear IPF Member Federations, dear Friends,

On behalf of the IPF Executive Committee it is with great sadness that I report to you the sudden passing of Mr. Jean-Yves Minelle, an athlete from the…

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IOC Programmes

Have a look at some IOC Programmes such as

Athletes Learning Gateway

Athlete Career Programme

Olympic Athletes Hub

Presidents Corner

Dear lifters, officials, and friends of powerlifting,

As 2022 draws to a close, I feel pleased that it was indeed a better year for powerlifting than the previous pandemic years.

Across the Regions and the IPF World Championships, more lifters were able to participate, and we witnessed fantastic lifting performances at very well organised and presented championships. I congratulate all of you on your big effort to restart powerlifting, the results this year are a credit to one and all.

I had the pleasure to attend the final major event of 2022, the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship in Dubai, UAE and address their General Assembly Meeting. I was impressed with the steps that have been made to progress the region and the commitment the member nations are demonstrating to improve the quality of their participation within the IPF. Naturally, improvement is a constant process, so identifying priorities and working diligently towards them will yield the results we are all looking…

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