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Update from the IBSA Powerlifting Subcommittee

Date: February 12, 2013

Category: Powerlifting

IBSA Powerlifting has kicked off the new year with a flurry of activity. Here's an update from the committee on recent developments in powerlifting for the visually impaired:

1 IBSA world record standards. The record standards have been updated and they are now available here.

2 Full results from the 2012 IBSA World Bench Press and Powerlifting Championships and the Pan-American Powerlifting Championships, held in Orlando (USA), are now posted on this web site. Click here to visit the Powerlifting results section.

3 The 2013 International Powerlifting Federation Technical Rules are now available on this web site. Click here to view or download the rules.

4 IBSA Powerlifting has released a ruling on allowable equipment in IBSA-sanctioned competitions. The rules, applicable as of January 1st 2013, can be viewed and downloaded here.

5 The 2013 IBSA World & Asian Powerlifting & Bench Press Championships will be held in Beijing, China, from September 5th to September 14th. Further information and entry forms are available on

For more information on Powerlifting for the blind and partially sighted contact Nezam Dodel, the IBSA Powerlifting Subcommittee Chairman, at [email protected].

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