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 senior

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

Men

CategoryRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetPlaceRef
–49 kg183.5 kgLê Văn Công Vietnam4 December 2017World Championships Mexico City, Mexico[2]
–54 kg205 kgSherif Othman Egypt6 April 2014World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates[3]
–59 kg211 kgSherif Othman Egypt9 September 2016Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[4]
–65 kg221 kgPaul Kehinde Nigeria19 February 2018World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates[5]
–72 kg228 kgRasool Mohsin Iraq19 February 2018World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
–80 kg240 kgMajid Farzin Iran12 September 2016Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[6]
–88 kg233 kgHany Abdelhady Egypt18 February 2016World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates[7]
–97 kg243 kgMohamed Eldib Egypt18 February 2016World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates[7]
–107 kg243 kgElshan Huseynov Azerbaijan27 November 2015European Open Championships Eger, Hungary[8]
+107 kg310 kgSiamand Rahman Iran14 September 2016Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[9]

Women

CategoryRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetPlaceRef
–41 kg104 kgNazmiye Muratlı Turkey8 September 2016Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[10]
–45 kg110 kgGuo Lingling China4 December 2017World Championships Mexico City, Mexico[11]
–50 kg131 kgEsther Oyema Nigeria10 April 2018Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia[12]
–55 kg130.5 kgMariana Shevchuk Ukraine26 May 2018European Open Championships Berck, France[13]
–61 kg142 kgLucy Ejike Nigeria11 September 2016Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[14]
–67 kg138.5 kgTan Yujiao China11 September 2016Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[15]
–73 kg150 kgSouhad Ghazouani France25 May 2013European Open Championships Aleksin, Russia[16]
–79 kg138.5 kgXu Lili China7 December 2017World Championships Mexico City, Mexico[17]
–86 kg146 kgFolashade Oluwafemiayo Nigeria22 February 2018World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates[5]
+86 kg160 kgJosephine Orji Nigeria14 September 2016Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[18]

World records junior

Men

CategoryRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetPlaceRef
–49 kg131 kgMohsen Bakhtiar Iran5 April 2014World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates[3]
–54 kg148 kgPaschalis Kouloumoglou Greece6 April 2014World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates[3]
–59 kg140 kgPaschalis Kouloumoglou Greece13 January 2014 Eger, Hungary
–65 kg157 kgBonnie Bunyau Gustin Malaysia19 February 2018World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates[5]
–72 kg166 kgBonnie Bunyau Gustin Malaysia10 April 2018Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia[19]
–80 kg161 kgJulien Avom Mbume France26 November 2015European Open Championships Eger, Hungary
–88 kg163 kgAndrey Samovik Russia26 November 2015European Open Championships Eger, Hungary
–97 kg193 kgMatheus de Assis Silva Brazil7 December 2017World Championships Mexico City, Mexico[20]
–107 kg180 kgFaruk Öztürk Turkey2 December 2017World Junior Championships Mexico City, Mexico[21]
+107 kg184 kgJaQue Billingsley United States6 August 2014IWAS World Junior Games Aylesbury, United Kingdom

Women

CategoryRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetPlaceRef
–41 kg100 kgJonah Ben Nigeria26 July 2015Asian Open Championships Almaty, Kazakhstan
–45 kg90 kgBesra Duman Turkey15 February 2016World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates[7]
–50 kg106 kgBesra Duman Turkey5 December 2017World Championships Mexico City, Mexico
–55 kg114 kgBesra Duman Turkey26 May 2018European Open Championships Berck, France[13]
–61 kg107 kgMariana D'Andrea Brazil5 May 2017World Cup Eger, Hungary
–67 kg111 kgMariana D'Andrea Brazil27 May 2018European Open Championships Berck, France[22]
–73 kg98 kgAlina Kumeyko Ukraine18 February 2018World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates[5]
–79 kg105 kgMarion Serrano Chile27 May 2018European Open Championships Berck, France[23]
–86 kg102 kgAlina Kumeyko Ukraine2 December 2017World Championships Mexico City, Mexico
+86 kg

References

  1. "About the sport". International Paralympic Committee. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-08.
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  10. "Powerlifting – Women's -41 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
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  12. "Powerlifting – Women's Lightweight – Final Results" (PDF). Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  13. 1 2 "Powerlifting – Women's -55 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 26 May 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  14. "Powerlifting – Women's -61 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
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  16. "2013 IPC Powerlifting Open European Championships – Official Results Book" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 26 May 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  17. "Powerlifting – Women's up to 79kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  18. "Powerlifting – Women's +86 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  19. "Powerlifting – Men's Lightweight – Final Results" (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  20. "Powerlifting – Men's up to 97 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  21. "Powerlifting – Men's up to 107 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 2 December 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  22. "Women's up to 67 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 27 May 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  23. "Women's up to 79 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 27 May 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.

See also

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