All is set for the elite event of the year, the Sydney Open + Pacific Challenge on the main stage at Fitness Show Sydney next Friday to Sunday. Six Sessions, 100 lifters and records and showdowns throughout—

  • 1.30pm. Saturday, physiological phenom Karl DiFalco will go straight from the Bodybuilding stage to attempt a World Record Squat at 69kg.
  • also Saturday pm., China’s No 1 Weibin He, injured and bench-pressing only will still attack the record book.
  • 10.00a.m. Sunday, Fitness Star Daniella Means from Hong Kong is challenged by Australian Champion Tara Gripton at 64kg, whilst Taggart Duburiya (Nauru) will be another record-setter.
  • 1.30p.m. Sunday, The Big Show! Superheavyweights Joe Whittaker amd Tony Reinmuth rematch their Oceanias showdown, Sane Faatoe goes for a WR Bench at 120kg and we rerun the most controversial event of last year, Australia’s best in the Womens 72kg class.

Get your special PA rate tickets now at with the discount code fitpower for a seat at a never to be repeated spectacle.

Live streaming
— Sydney Open Friday 10.00a.m. and 1.30 pm., Saturday 10.00a.m. via the Powerlifting Australia Youtube Channel

— Pacific Challenge Saturday 1.30 p.m., Sunday 10.00a.m., Sunday 1.30 p.m. via the World Powerlifting Youtube Channel