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Para Powerlifting athlete performing a benchpress

Para Powerlifting

Control Rarely Seen
Venues: 
Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre
Tickets From:
$15 (Children)
$30 (Adults)

These para-athletes will strain, will roar and will unload an explosion of power in the ultimate test of upper body strength.

Para Powerlifting will wow spectators at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre with an exhibition of pure force, concentration and control to lift the heaviest weight possible.

Not only that, these powerhouses of the bench have only three attempts to do it.

One by one, competitors lie back on a 2.1m bench and prepare every muscle in their body for the lift.

They lower the bar to their chest and hold it motionless for a moment.

Then it’s showtime.

Using all the power and control they can muster, competitors press the bar upwards to reach arms length.

A successful lift will thrill the crowd as the battle for ultimate glory continues.

Who will lift the heaviest weight in three attempts to win gold?

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      Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre

      Nerang-Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211

      The Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre provides world-class competition and training facilities on the Gold Coast for a variety of sports. This new 16,500m2 multi-purpose community facility will comprise of two mixed-use indoor halls connected by a pedestrian plaza. In addition to the GC2018 events, the mixed-use sports courts are designed to accommodate a wide range of court sports including basketball, netball, indoor soccer and badminton.

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      Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre

      Para Powerlifting Medal Events

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