World Championships 2020

Dear lifters, dear officials, dear friends

It is with great sadness that I must inform you that the Classic Worlds in Minsk, Belarus needs to be canceled. A lot of countries have started to make restrictions on travels. The numbers of positive tested people in the world increased again drastically and so we have no other choice as. Health is still our main priority for all of us. 

Concerning the Bench press Worlds in Ekaterinburg, Russia we have decided the same to cancel it too. I am sorry for all those who still had hope that the Worlds could be held but we have no other choice. I wish you all the best. Stay safe, take care and please follow the decisions concerning the restrictions so that we can all helping to bring this pandemic to an end.

Best regards and good luck to all of you and we hope that for Norway and South Africa the situation will allow us to go ahead. We will keep you informed if something would change on those Worlds.

Take care,stay safe and follow the decisions by the governments concerning the restrictions. 

Best regards

Gaston Parage
IPF President

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