Paralympic powerlifting

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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[edit]

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

Men[edit]

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–49 kg 183.5 kg Lê Văn Công  Vietnam 4 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico City, Mexico [2]
–54 kg 205 kg Sherif Othman  Egypt 6 April 2014 World Championships United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [3]
–59 kg 211 kg Sherif Othman  Egypt 9 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [4]
–65 kg 221 kg Paul Kehinde  Nigeria 19 February 2018 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
–72 kg 229 kg Roohollah Rostami  Iran 9 October 2018 Asian Para Games Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia [6]
–80 kg 240 kg Majid Farzin  Iran 12 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [7]
–88 kg 233.5 kg Ye Jixiong  China 11 September 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships Japan Kitakyushu, Japan [8]
–97 kg 243 kg Mohamed Eldib  Egypt 18 February 2016 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [9]
–107 kg 243 kg Elshan Huseynov  Azerbaijan 27 November 2015 European Open Championships Hungary Eger, Hungary [10]
+107 kg 310 kg Siamand Rahman  Iran 14 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [11]

Women[edit]

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–41 kg 104 kg Nazmiye Muratlı  Turkey 8 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [12]
–45 kg 115.5 kg Guo Lingling  China 7 October 2018 Asian Para Games Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia [13]
–50 kg 131 kg Esther Oyema  Nigeria 10 April 2018 Commonwealth Games Australia Gold Coast, Australia [14]
–55 kg 130.5 kg Mariana Shevchuk  Ukraine 26 May 2018 European Open Championships France Berck, France [15]
–61 kg 142 kg Lucy Ejike  Nigeria 11 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [16]
–67 kg 140 kg Tan Yujiao  China 9 October 2018 Asian Para Games Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia [17]
–73 kg 150 kg Souhad Ghazouani  France 25 May 2013 European Open Championships Russia Aleksin, Russia [18]
–79 kg 141 kg Xu Lili  China 10 October 2018 Asian Para Games Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia [19]
–86 kg 146 kg Folashade Oluwafemiayo  Nigeria 22 February 2018 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
+86 kg 160 kg Josephine Orji  Nigeria 14 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [20]

World records junior[edit]

Men[edit]

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–49 kg 140 kg Ali Reza Izadi  Iran 8 September 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships Japan Kitakyushu, Japan [21]
–54 kg 148 kg Paschalis Kouloumoglou  Greece 6 April 2014 World Championships United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [3]
–59 kg 188 kg Qi Yongkai  China 9 September 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships Japan Kitakyushu, Japan [22]
–65 kg 180 kg Bonnie Bunyau Gustin  Malaysia 9 September 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships Japan Kitakyushu, Japan [23]
–72 kg 166 kg Bonnie Bunyau Gustin  Malaysia 10 April 2018 Commonwealth Games Australia Gold Coast, Australia [24]
–80 kg 161 kg Julien Avom Mbume  France 26 November 2015 European Open Championships Hungary Eger, Hungary
–88 kg 163 kg Andrey Samovik  Russia 26 November 2015 European Open Championships Hungary Eger, Hungary
–97 kg 193 kg Matheus de Assis Silva  Brazil 7 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico City, Mexico [25]
–107 kg 180 kg Faruk Öztürk  Turkey 2 December 2017 World Junior Championships Mexico Mexico City, Mexico [26]
+107 kg 184 kg JaQue Billingsley  United States 6 August 2014 IWAS World Junior Games United Kingdom Aylesbury, United Kingdom

Women[edit]

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–41 kg 100 kg Jonah Ben  Nigeria 26 July 2015 Asian Open Championships Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan
–45 kg 90 kg Besra Duman  Turkey 15 February 2016 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [9]
–50 kg 106 kg Besra Duman  Turkey 5 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
–55 kg 114 kg Besra Duman  Turkey 26 May 2018 European Open Championships France Berck, France [15]
–61 kg 107 kg Mariana D'Andrea  Brazil 5 May 2017 World Cup Hungary Eger, Hungary
–67 kg 111 kg Mariana D'Andrea  Brazil 27 May 2018 European Open Championships France Berck, France [27]
–73 kg 98.5 kg Britney Arendse  Ireland 11 September 2018 Asia-Oceania Open Championships Japan Kitakyushu, Japan [28]
–79 kg 105 kg Marion Serrano  Chile 27 May 2018 European Open Championships France Berck, France [29]
–86 kg 102 kg Alina Kumeyko  Ukraine 2 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
+86 kg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the sport". International Paralympic Committee. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-08.
  2. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 49kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b "2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships – Official Results Book" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 11 April 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's -59 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  5. ^ a b "9th Fazza 2018 World Para Powerlifting World Cup – Official Results Book" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 22 February 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Para Powerlifting – Men's up to 72.00 kg – Results". gms.asianparagames2018.id. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's -80 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 12 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's -88 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 11 September 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  9. ^ a b "7th Fazza 2016 IPC Powerlifting World Cup – Official Results Book" (PDF). halterophilie-handisport.fr. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Open Men's up to 107 kg Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 27 November 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's +107 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's -41 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Para Powerlifting – Women's up to 45.00 kg – Results". gms.asianparagames2018.id. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's Lightweight – Final Results" (PDF). Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  15. ^ a b "Powerlifting – Women's -55 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 26 May 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  16. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's -61 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  17. ^ "Para Powerlifting – Women's up to 67.00 kg – Results". gms.asianparagames2018.id. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  18. ^ "2013 IPC Powerlifting Open European Championships – Official Results Book" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 26 May 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Para Powerlifting – Women's up to 79.00 kg – Results". gms.asianparagames2018.id. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  20. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's +86 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  21. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 49 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 8 September 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  22. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 59 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 9 September 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  23. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 65 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 9 September 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  24. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's Lightweight – Final Results" (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  25. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 97 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  26. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's up to 107 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 2 December 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  27. ^ "Women's up to 67 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 27 May 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  28. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's up to 73 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 11 September 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  29. ^ "Women's up to 79 kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 27 May 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.

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