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Para Powerlifting

Sport Details

  • Powerlifting competitor getting ready to bench press
  • Powerlifting competitor getting ready to bench press
  • Male powerlifting athlete about to attempt a lift

Para Powerlifting is one of the four core para-sports established by the Commonwealth Games Federation and International Paralympic Committee. Athletes are given two minutes to successfully complete each of their 3 attempts at the chosen bench-press weight.

Para Powerlifting Medal Events

Men's Event Women's Event
Lightweight Lightweight
Heavyweight Heavyweight

As of 30 September 2016.