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GOLD AGAIN AT WORLD BLIND CHAMPIONSHIPS

Australia’s three time World Blind Champion Lepeka Nanai upped the tally to four titles at the 2015 Championships in Seoul, Korea. Lepeka competed in the 125+kg. class and came through with 732.5kg. Total, 12.5kg. clear of Ranjbar of Iran and Tim Ekert of Canada. On the way through Lepeka achieved a 255kg. World Record Squat and an excellent 205kg. Bench Press.
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May 16th, 2015|News|

2015 Australian Championships & Pacific Invitational at the Fitness Expo

Another huge Fitness Expo was the host for another huge Powerlifting event – the combined Australian Championships and Pacific Invitational at the Melbourne Convention Centre. The Nationals were restricted to the 80 best lifters in the country and the result was 6 sessions of quality lifting. […]

April 23rd, 2015|News|

THE 2015 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS & PACIFIC INVITATIONAL IS HERE!

Friday April 10 to Sunday April 12 is all set for the first Big Event of 2015. Over 3 full days the Australian Championships plus the elite Pacific Invitational will unfold in front of 40,000 spectators at the Fitness & Health Expo at the Melbourne Convention Centre.
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April 6th, 2015|Archives|

2014 Asia/Oceania Championships

A new event has emerged on the international Powerlifting calendar. The combined Asia & Oceania Championships held in Melbourne produced a gathering of 20 nations, nearly 500 lifters & an instant tradition. Nations from throughout Asia and Oceania are scrambling to hold this mega-event over the coming years and the Asia & Oceania Championships will soon be the biggest single event in the IPF pantheon.

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January 12th, 2015|News|

Powerlifting Australia At The Sydney Fitness Show

Sydney’s premiere fitness trade show hosted another stunning Powerlifting event, once again before a huge audience of sport aficionados rivaling that of last April’s Melbourne show. This was a double-header, with 12 international champions taking part in the Pacific Challenge and then 50 top Australians in the Matti Tikka contest.
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October 29th, 2014|Archives|

Australia on the Dais at the World Championships

The big event of the year – the combined World Open, Junior and Masters Championships saw Australia establish itself as a renewed force in World Powerlifting. In the main event, the Open Championships, the Australian Men’s team came in at a very solid 10th in a big, strong field of nations and the women’s team an outstanding 4th overall.

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July 10th, 2014|News|

2014 Australian Championships & Pacific Invitational At The Fitness & Health Expo

40,000 spectators over 3 days & a packed Powerlifting stadium made the 2014 Australian Raw Championships surely the greatest event ever in Australian Powerlifting history. With the Pacific Invitational international event on Day 2, 7 World Records & an uncountable number of Australian Records were broken.
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April 14th, 2014|Archives|

The New Eleiko Australia Joins With Powerlifting Australia

The World’s leading supplier of Powerlifting equipment, Eleiko Sport of Sweden, has appointed a new exclusive distributor in Australia — Leisure Concepts Australia Pty. Ltd. Leisure Concepts is quality supplier to the fitness industry & has now partnered with PA to develop Powerlifting Australia-wide.
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October 5th, 2013|Archives|

Aussie Anthem Plays In China At The Blind World Championships

A historic event took place in the world of Powerlifting on September 8-14 — China hosted their first ever Powerlifting World Championship. This was the IBSA Blind World Powerlifting Championships, held in the capital city of Beijing.
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September 19th, 2013|Archives|