The Gold Coast venue for the 2018 Commonwealth Games saw the first big Para Powerlifting event. run under the auspices of Powerlifting Australia. A stellar field of 20 lifters came forward to fight for places in the Games and new talents broke through and established stars consolidated their spots. Australia is now close to a […]
Powerlifting Australia has long supported Paralympic Powerlifting, with local events conducted all around Australia. Now we have moved a step further by establishing an Agreement with the Australian Paralympic Committee for a performance program leading up to the 2016 Commonwealth Games.
NCAS Coach Simon Bergner, assisted by Paralympics medallist Brian McNichol and our own Cameron Whittington, […]
More medals came for Australia’s team of 35 lifters at the World Powerlifting Championships in Minsk, Belarus.
Standout was Liz Craven, a medalist for the second time, improving to silver in the 52kg class but narrowly out total’d by Marisa Inda of the USA. On the way through Liz set a World Record squat of […]
The International Convention Centre in Sydney was the scene for Australia’s biggest Fitness Show and for Australia’s biggest and best Powerlifting event ever. Twenty World Records fell, along with countless Australian, Oceania, Asian and even USA records as stars like Dave Ricks, Daiki Kodama and Jeza Uepa took the stage in front of a packed […]
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The Australian Masters Games are back, and this year they are in the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania.
Powerlifting is one of the 40+ sports on offer at the 16th Australian Masters Games.
As Such Powerlifting Australia and Raw Strength Tasmania will be hosting a Powerlifting event in Association with the […]
Australia was runner-up to home nation New Zealand at the 2016 Asia/Oceania Championships in Christchurch, but was clearly on top for stellar individual performances.
Our own superstar Liz Craven came back from her 3rd in the World Championships to here set 52kg World Records in the Squat with 153.5kg nd the Total 418.5kg. From there came […]
The Australian Powerlifting Championships played out to a packed audience at the Brisbane Fitness and Health Expo on October 22nd 23rd. Australian Records were broken in uncountable quantities and new champions emerged class after class, auguring well for the 2017 World Championships this event qualified Australians for.
In the early sessions, Wendy Chan and Michael […]
Fifty lifters made up Australia’s biggest ever team to a World Championship, at the 2016 event in Killeen, Texas.
Our outstanding performer was Liz Craven, third in the Women’s 52kg class with a 405kg, the first Open total medal for Australia in many a year. Backing that up were top 10 performances by almost all […]
Sydney’s Caleb Voice came through with 190,197.5 and 200kg Bench Press to win the first Open World Bench Press Championships in the Open 83kg class at Potchefstroom, South Africa on 20th May. Caleb went lift for lift with Giligashvili of Georgia and came through on the last lift to take Australia’s first Open World title […]
The Melbourne Fitness and Health Expo hosted the first Pacific Invitational event for 2016 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre on April 30th. Once again 30,000 plus fitness fans were treated to world class Powerlifting by athletes from around the Pacific region.
Way out in front as the top performers were the superstars of Nauru. Three […]