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Paralympic powerlifting

Paralympic powerlifting is an adaptation of the sport of powerlifting for athletes with disabilities. The only discipline in Paralympic powerlifting is the bench press.

The sport is governed by the International Paralympic Committee and is open to anyone with a minimum level of disability who can extend their arms within 20° of full extension during a lift. Powerlifting has been competed at the Summer Paralympics since 1984.[1]

World records seniorEdit

World records in Paralympic powerlifting are ratified by the International Paralympic Committee.

MenEdit

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–49 kg 183.5 kg Lê Văn Công   Vietnam 4 December 2017 World Championships   Mexico City, Mexico [2]
–54 kg 205 kg Sherif Othman   Egypt 6 April 2014 World Championships   Dubai, United Arab Emirates [3]
–59 kg 211 kg Sherif Othman   Egypt 9 September 2016 Paralympic Games   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [4]
–65 kg 221 kg Paul Kehinde   Nigeria 19 February 2018 World Cup   Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
–72 kg 229 kg Roohollah Rostami   Iran 9 October 2018 Asian Para Games   Jakarta, Indonesia [6]
–80 kg 240 kg Majid Farzin   Iran 12 September 2016 Paralympic Games   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [7]
–88 kg 234 kg Ye Jixiong   China 11 October 2018 Asian Para Games   Jakarta, Indonesia [8]
–97 kg 243 kg Mohamed Eldib   Egypt 18 February 2016 World Cup   Dubai, United Arab Emirates [9]
–107 kg 247 kg Sodnompiljee Enkhbayar   Mongolia 18 July 2019 World Championships   Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan [10]
+107 kg 310 kg Siamand Rahman   Iran 14 September 2016 Paralympic Games   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [11]

WomenEdit

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–41 kg 104.5 kg Cui Zhe   China 13 July 2019 World Championships   Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan [12]
–45 kg 118 kg Guo Lingling   China 13 July 2019 World Championships   Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan [13]
–50 kg 131 kg Esther Oyema   Nigeria 10 April 2018 Commonwealth Games   Gold Coast, Australia [14]
–55 kg 131 kg Mariana Shevchuk   Ukraine 9 February 2019 World Cup   Dubai, United Arab Emirates [15]
–61 kg 142 kg Lucy Ejike   Nigeria 11 September 2016 Paralympic Games   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [16]
–67 kg 140.5 kg Tan Yujiao   China 9 October 2018 Asian Para Games   Jakarta, Indonesia [17]
–73 kg 150 kg Souhad Ghazouani   France 25 May 2013 European Open Championships   Aleksin, Russia [18]
–79 kg 142 kg Bose Omolayo   Nigeria 17 July 2019 World Championships   Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan [19]
–86 kg 150 kg Folashade Oluwafemiayo   Nigeria 18 July 2019 World Championships   Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan [20]
+86 kg 160 kg Josephine Orji   Nigeria 14 September 2016 Paralympic Games   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [21]

World records juniorEdit

MenEdit

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–49 kg 140 kg Ali Reza Izadi   Iran 8 September 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships   Kitakyushu, Japan [22]
–54 kg 148 kg Paschalis Kouloumoglou   Greece 6 April 2014 World Championships   Dubai, United Arab Emirates [3]
–59 kg 188 kg Qi Yongkai   China 9 September 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships   Kitakyushu, Japan [23]
–65 kg 204 kg Bonnie Bunyau Gustin   Malaysia 9 October 2018 Asian Para Games   Jakarta, Indonesia [24]
–72 kg 179 kg Donato Telesca   Italy 26 April 2019 World Cup   Eger, Hungary [25]
–80 kg 161 kg Julien Avom Mbume   France 26 November 2015 European Open Championships   Eger, Hungary
–88 kg 163 kg Andrey Samovik   Russia 26 November 2015 European Open Championships   Eger, Hungary
–97 kg 193 kg Matheus de Assis Silva   Brazil 7 December 2017 World Championships   Mexico City, Mexico [26]
–107 kg 180 kg Faruk Öztürk   Turkey 2 December 2017 World Junior Championships   Mexico City, Mexico [27]
+107 kg 184 kg JaQue Billingsley   United States 6 August 2014 IWAS World Junior Games   Aylesbury, United Kingdom

WomenEdit

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–41 kg 100 kg Jonah Ben   Nigeria 26 July 2015 Asian Open Championships   Almaty, Kazakhstan
–45 kg 90 kg Besra Duman   Turkey 15 February 2016 World Cup   Dubai, United Arab Emirates [9]
–50 kg 106 kg Besra Duman   Turkey 5 December 2017 World Championships   Mexico City, Mexico
–55 kg 114 kg Besra Duman   Turkey 26 May 2018 European Open Championships   Berck, France [28]
–61 kg 110 kg Fatma Korany   Egypt 10 February 2019 World Cup   Dubai, United Arab Emirates [15]
–67 kg 116 kg Mariana D'Andrea   Brazil 7 December 2018 Americas Open Championships   Bogotá, Colombia [29]
–73 kg 100 kg Britney Arendse   Ireland 27 April 2019 World Cup   Eger, Hungary [25]
–79 kg 107 kg Marion Serrano   Chile 28 April 2019 World Cup   Eger, Hungary [25]
–86 kg 102 kg Alina Kumeyko   Ukraine 2 December 2017 World Championships   Mexico City, Mexico
+86 kg

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  13. ^ "World Para Powerlifting Championships 2019 – Women's up to 45 kg – Results" (PDF). IPC. 13 July 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's Lightweight – Final Results" (PDF). Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
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  18. ^ "2013 IPC Powerlifting Open European Championships – Official Results Book" (PDF). IPC. 26 May 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
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  26. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 97 kg – Results" (PDF). IPC. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  27. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 107 kg – Results" (PDF). IPC. 2 December 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
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  29. ^ "Women's up to 67 kg – Results" (PDF). IPC. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.

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