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International Powerlifting Federation

Virtual Youth Sports Festival

Wednesday, 28 October 2020 – Strassen, Luxembourg



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The IPF fully supports the initiative from SBD and Ben Banks. "We highly appreciate that in such difficult times, companies like SBD are still looking…

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The IPF congratulates the EPF signing an MOU with the European University Sports Association (EUSA).

After a successful cooperation between the IPF…

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Yesterday was another sad day in the powerlifting community as we learned of the passing of Robb Grisham. Robb was a IPF Cat 2 referee and long…

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The International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) is pleased to announce a new agreement with The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES). As part of…

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The passing of Ratan Basak

This message is to offer my profound and sincerest condolences on the passing of Mr. Ratan Basak. He was just 66 after…

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Presidents Corner

Dear Friends,
Dear Member Federations,

I trust this message finds everyone well and in good health!

I’m both honored and proud to announce that during November 2022, we shall celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Powerlifting Federation IPF).

To celebrate the anniversary, we have created a special logo that will be used at all of our World and Regional Powerlifting Championships.

More importantly, we’re well underway in preparing a book commemorating the historical achievements of our athletes, coaches and officials that made us one of the most successful sports organizations in the world.

I have enclosed the logo for your review. Special thanks go out to the Mr. Eric Rupp, the IPF’s media consultant for preparing the artwork.

Several banquets will be organized for the anniversary celebration and we hope that everyone will attend these special events. Of course, we shall provide more details for these events toward the close of 2021.

Please if you…

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