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Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 we are monitoring the situation carefully and we will make a decision soon whether to cancel or postpone the next...

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Today we received the sad news that Julian Massey from Great Britain passed away. He was a very nice person enjoyed doing Powerlifting and meet with...

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IPF is excited to announce the launch of OpenIPF.org!

You will find there a huge database of competition results in IPF which will be further...

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Dear lifters, officials and member federations,

Last week we learned of the passing of Japanese lifter Manabu Ogata after receiving medical treatment...

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Presidents Corner

Dear friends of powerlifting,


I trust this message finds each of you well.


The International Powerlifting Federation primary responsibility is the health and well-being of our athletes, coaches, officials, referees and our Partners and all of our powerlifting friends from around the World. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the IPF is  committed to being responsive to your needs, as this situation evolves, to continue to strive and provide to you the best level of service possible.


The IPF Executive, Commissions, Committees and Regional Federations continue to work despite ongoing issues that we’re faced with. Despite the situation, the Office of the International Powerlifting Federation remains open. I’m there every day with Sonja, our office secretary.


This event is worrisome for all of us and remember, we’re in together until it ends. We all need to be responsible and do our part by following...

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