Arnold Sports Festival 2016 in Columbus, Ohio USA
The Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus Ohio USA kicks off March 4th 2016. USA Powerlifting continues its greatest show of the year by hosting 6 powerlifting competitions over the three-day weekend. This year’s competitions include; The Starting Strength Pro Raw Challenge, SSP Nutrition Pro Raw Bench, Slingshot Pro American, Slingshot Pro Deadlift, Titan Bench Pro Bench Bash, and the Next Lifter Ohio Classic.
With over 150 competitors from 6 different countries, the Arnold Sports Festival is an international powerlifting event where IPF World Records can be set. In the Raw division, Brett Gibbs and Ray Williams will be looking to break their own current IPF World Records.
In the Bench Press we have Fredrick Svensson of Sweden who may take a shot at the current world record in the Super Heavy Weight Class, and Brady Stewart of the USA who is also within reach of the 120kg class world record. With the new Classic Bench Press division, the SSP Nutrition Pro Raw Bench competition will likely have numerous world standards set in both the women’s and men’s divisionsarn.
This year’s events will be livestreamed and available to watch worldwide, the link will be shared soon. For those of you lucky enough to be in Columbus and attending the events, be sure to stop by the powerlifting hall to watch some of the strongest men and women on earth battle it out for the $35,000 in prize money, it will be a show to remember.