This year, two Asian lifters made waves on social media as both came out as the champion in their respective weight categories against their well-seasoned competitor.

Anuar Ulan of Kazakhstan showed the world that the game is not over until it is over. Ulan won by a mere 1.5kgs over Brett Gibbs, the obvious winner during nominations. Through carefully selected attempts and performing 9/9 during the World Classic Championship, Anuar Ulan became this year’s 83-kg Men Open World Champion....

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With the success of the inaugural World University Cup in Belarus, more and more University Powerlifting Clubs from around the globe are looking to get on-board with this new annual event. Now in its 4th year, the Teesside University Barbarians Powerlifting Club in North West England is growing from strength to strength in membership and achievements. Andrew Richardson shares his experience of starting this University Powerlifting Club combining “brains and brawn” to create a club that’s going...

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With the separation of weightlifting from powerlifting in Germany in recent years, German powerlifting is in a position to redefine its identity, focus on its own goals and create a strong future.

National Head Coach, Francesco Virzi has a vision to return German powerlifting to its glory days of the late 1980’s with strategies aimed at achieving the long term goal of a much bigger, stronger German Open Powerlifting Team.

One of long term goals is to have the German Open team in a strong...

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