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]

Weight class Name Country Result Venue Date
-49 kg Lê Văn Công  Vietnam 183 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-08
-54 kg Sherif Othman  Egypt 205 kg Dubai 2014-04-06
-59 kg Sherif Othman  Egypt 211 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-09
-65 kg Paul Kehinde  Nigeria 220 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-10
-72 kg Rasool Mohsin  Iraq 227 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-11
-80 kg Majid Farzin  Iran 240 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-12
-88 kg Jixiong Ye  China 230 kg Almaty 2015-07-28
-97 kg Mohamed Eldib  Egypt 243 kg Dubai 2016-02-18
-107 kg Elshan Huseynow  Azerbaijan 242 kg Almaty 2015-07-29
+107 kg Siamand Rahman  Iran 310 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-14

Women[edit]

Weight class Name Country Result Venue Date
-41 kg Nazmiye Muratlı  Turkey 104 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-08
-45 kg Hu Dandan  China 108 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-09
-50 kg Esther Oyema  Nigeria 126 kg Glasgow 2014-08-02
-55 kg Amalia Pérez  Mexico 130 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-10
-61 kg Lucy Ejike  Nigeria 142.0 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-11
-67 kg Tan Yujiao  China 138.5 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-11
-73 kg Souhad Ghazouani  France 150 kg Aleksin 2013-05-25
-79 kg Bose Omolayo  Nigeria 138 kg Rio de Janeiro 2015-09-12
-86 kg Loveline Obiji  Nigeria 144 kg Glasgow 2014-08-02
+86 kg Josephine Orji  Nigeria 154 kg Rio de Janeiro 2016-09-14

World records junior[edit]

Men[edit]

weight class Name Country Result Venue Date
-49 kg Mohsen Bakhtiar  Iran 131 kg Dubai 2014-04-05
-54 kg Paschalis Kouloumoglou  Greece 148 kg Dubai 2014-04-05
-59 kg Anthony Ulonnam  Nigeria 185 kg Kuala Lumpur 2013-11-04
-65 kg Amir sajjad Youssefi zadeh  Iran 127 kg Dubai 2014-04-07
-72 kg Farhod Umirzakov  Uzbekistan 137 kg Almaty 2015-07-27
-80 kg Julien Avom mbume  France 161 kg Eger 2015-27-11
-88 kg Locus ezequiel Gareca  Argentina 146 kg Mexico city 2015-04-28
-97 kg Zhyrgalbek Orosbaev  Kyrgyzstan 170 kg Kuala Lumpur 2013-11-06
-107 kg Mahdi Syadi  Iran 167 kg Dubai 2014-04-11
+107 kg Ja que Bilingsley  United States 184 kg Aylesbury 2014-06-08

Women[edit]

Weight class Name Country Result Venue Date
-41 kg Jonah Ben  Nigeria 100 kg Almaty 2015-07-26
-45 kg Anastasiia Kondrashina  Russia 68 kg Aleksin 2013-05-22
-50 kg Anastasiia Khonina  Russia 97 kg Aleksin 2013-05-23
-55 kg Zahraa Almaliki  Iraq 74 kg Almaty 2015-07-28
-61 kg Gharam Alosmanee  Iraq 77 kg Kuala Lumpur 2013-11-05
-67 kg Gharam Alosmanee  Iraq 88 kg Almaty 2015-07-28
-73 kg Alina Kumeyko  Ukraine 95 kg Kuala Lumpur 2013-11-05
-79 kg
-86 kg Aunolia Gabriela Valadez Rangel  Mexico 50 kg Mexico city 2015-04-28
+86 kg

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "About the sport". International Paralympic Committee. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 

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