In Memoriam

Dear friends of Powerlifting,

Once more, we’re saddened t learn of the passing of Mr. Hidenao Miyamoto of the Japanese Powerlifting Association (JPA). He passed away from cancer on March 15, 2022. Mr. Miyamoto was a major and longtime contributor to the advancement and development of the JPA.

On behalf of the IPF Executive Committee, I send to Mr. Miyamoto’s family, friends and to the JPA our sincerest condolences on his passing. We will miss and Hidenao, and I want to personally thank him for supporting and contributing to our sport for so many years.

We shall miss you.


Gaston Parage
President International Powerlifting Federation

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