The UTS team had the remarkable opportunity to witness the prowess of the world’s top youth powerlifters at the World Sub-Junior & Junior Championships held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

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The IPF will have the next IPF Trainer Education Course, Level II from December 15th  to December 17th 2023 at the Eleiko facilities in Halmstad/Sweden.

Arrival in Halmstad will be on December 14th,…

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Dear Friends,

We received sad news yesterday. Mr. Antero Kauranen of the Finnish Powerlifting Federation passed away.
Antero was a multiple World and European champion both in classic and equipped…

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Dear IPF Member Federations, Dear friends,

I’m very sad to report  the passing of Mr. Lee Chun-Hsiang after a short bout with cancer.

Mr. Lee Chun-Hsiang served as the Vice-President of the Chinese…

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IPF once again reminds all its stakeholders, notably its Athletes, of the risks involved with taking
Under the strict liability principle, Athletes are responsible for any prohibited…

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The International Powerlifting Federation’s Annual General Meeting took place on 14th June 2023 at the Intercontinental Hotel in St Julian’s, Malta.  For the first time, this was held as a hybrid AGM…

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Presidents Corner

Dear friends of Powerlifting!

This year, 650 Athletes from 55 Member Nations competed in Romania at the Word Sub-junior and Junior World Powerlifting Championships. By far, the largest World Sub-Junior and Junior Championships in history! I want to send my personal thanks to the Romania Powerlifting Federation for their exceptional direction of this event, as well as to all of the member federations that sent athletes, coaches, officials and referees that made this World Championship a truly historic and special event.

The bar was loaded 5850 times for our athletes with not one misload and no injuries to our lifters. The spotters and loading team were exceptional – thank you for your great work! The athletes were kept safe at all times.

Julia Govinden and Michael Greiner from United Through Sports were present, and were extremely impressed by the event and superb performances turned in by our young athletes. The motivation and the spirit of our sport keeps improving each year! The…

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