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.


Weight class Name Country Result Venue Date
-49kg Van cong Le  Vietnam 182kg Almaty 2015-07-26
-54kg Sherif Othman  Egypt 205kg Dubai 2014-04-06
-59kg Sherif Othman  Egypt 210kg Dubai 2015-03-16
-65kg Rasool Mohsin  Iraq 217kg Incheon 2014-10-21
-72kg Rasool Mohsin  Iraq 225kg Almaty 2015-07-27
-80kg Xiao Fei Gu  China 236kg Dubai 2014-04-08
-88kg Jixiong Ye  China 230kg Almaty 2015-07-28
-97kg Mohamed Eldib  Egypt 241kg Dubai 2015-03-17
-107kg Elshan Huseynow  Azerbaijan 242kg Almaty 2015-07-29
+107kg Siamand Rahman  Iran 295kg Almaty 2015-07-30


Weight class Name Country Result Venue Date
-41kg Zhe Cui  China 103.5kg Almaty 2015-07-26
-45kg Dandan Hu  China 99kg Incheon 2014-10-19
-50kg Esther Oyema  Nigeria 126kg Glasgow 2014-08-02
-55kg Esther Oyema  Nigeria 125kg Dubai 2014-04-08
-61kg Fatma Omar  Egypt 135.5kg Dubai 2014-04-08
-67kg Yujiao Tan  China 137.5kg Almaty 2015-07-28
-73kg Souhad Ghazouani  France 150kg Aleksin 2013-05-25
-79kg Bose Omolayo  Nigeria 137kg Almaty 2015-07-29
-86kg Loveline Obiji  Nigeria 144kg Glasgow 2014-08-02
+86kg Precious Orji  Nigeria 153kg Almaty 2015-07-30

World records junior[edit]


weight class Name Country Result Venue Date
-49kg Mohsen Bakhtiar  Iran 131kg Dubai 2014-04-05
-54kg Paschalis Kouloumoglou  Greece 148kg Dubai 2014-04-05
-59kg Anthony Ulonnam  Nigeria 185kg Kuala Lumpur 2013-11-04
-65kg Amir sajjad Youssefi zadeh  Iran 127kg Dubai 2014-04-07
-72kg Farhod Umirzakov  Uzbekistan 137kg Almaty 2015-07-27
-80kg Julien Avom mbume  France 160kg Dubai 2014-04-08
-88kg Locus ezequiel Gareca  Argentina 146kg Mexico city 2015-04-28
-97kg Zhyrgalbek Orosbaev  Kyrgyzstan 170kg Kuala Lumpur 2013-11-06
-107kg Mahdi Syadi  Iran 167kg Dubai 2014-04-11
+107kg Ja que Bilingsley  United States 184kg Aylesbury 2014-06-08


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


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


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