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, 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 228 kg Rasool Mohsin  Iraq 19 February 2018 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
–80 kg 240 kg Majid Farzin  Iran 12 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [6]
–88 kg 233 kg Hany Abdelhady  Egypt 18 February 2016 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [7]
–97 kg 243 kg Mohamed Eldib  Egypt 18 February 2016 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [7]
–107 kg 243 kg Elshan Huseynov  Azerbaijan 27 November 2015 European Open Championships Hungary Eger, Hungary [8]
+107 kg 310 kg Siamand Rahman  Iran 14 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [9]

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 [10]
–45 kg 110 kg Guo Lingling  China 4 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico, Mexico [11]
–50 kg 131 kg Esther Oyema  Nigeria 10 April 2018 Commonwealth Games Australia Gold Coast, Australia [12]
–55 kg 130 kg Amalia Pérez  Mexico 10 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [13]
–61 kg 142 kg Lucy Ejike  Nigeria 11 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [14]
–67 kg 138.5 kg Tan Yujiao  China 11 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [15]
–73 kg 150 kg Souhad Ghazouani  France 25 May 2013 European Open Championships Russia Aleksin, Russia [16]
–79 kg 138.5 kg Xu Lili  China 7 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico, Mexico [17]
–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 [18]

World records junior[edit]

Men[edit]

Category Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
–49 kg 131 kg Mohsen Bakhtiar  Iran 5 April 2014 World Championships United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [3]
–54 kg 148 kg Paschalis Kouloumoglou  Greece 6 April 2014 World Championships United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [3]
–59 kg 140 kg Paschalis Kouloumoglou  Greece 13 January 2014 Hungary Eger, Hungary
–65 kg 157 kg Bonnie Bunyau Gustin  Malaysia 19 February 2018 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
–72 kg 160 kg Donato Telesca  Italy 19 February 2018 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
–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, Mexico
–107 kg 180 kg Faruk Öztürk  Turkey 2 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico, Mexico
+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 [7]
–50 kg 106 kg Besra Duman  Turkey 5 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico, Mexico
–55 kg 107 kg Mariana Shevchuk  Ukraine 10 September 2016 Paralympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [13]
–61 kg 107 kg Mariana D'Andrea  Brazil 5 May 2017 World Cup Hungary Eger, Hungary
–67 kg 90 kg Gamze Sayar  Turkey 2 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico, Mexico
–73 kg 98 kg Alina Kumeyko  Ukraine 18 February 2018 World Cup United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates [5]
–79 kg 101 kg Marion Serrano  Chile 7 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico, Mexico
–86 kg 102 kg Alina Kumeyko  Ukraine 2 December 2017 World Championships Mexico Mexico, 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 c "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 c d e f "9th Fazza 2018 World Para Powerlifting World Cup – Official Results Book" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 22 February 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's -80 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 12 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  7. ^ a b c "7th Fazza 2016 IPC Powerlifting World Cup – Official Results Book" (PDF). halterophilie-handisport.fr. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "Open Men's up to 107 kg Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 27 November 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Powerlifting – Men's +107 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  10. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's -41 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  11. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's up to 45kg – Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  12. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's Lightweight – Final Results" (PDF). Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  13. ^ a b "Powerlifting – Women's -55 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 10 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  14. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's -61 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  15. ^ "Powerlifting – Women's -67 kg – Final Results" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  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. 

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