Powerlifting

Rahman brings Powerlifting World Championships to spectacular close with victory over team-mate Pourmirzaei

By Gary Anderson

April 11 - Siamand Rahman became the world's strongest Paralympian on his way to World Championship gold in Dubai ©Getty Images A much anticipated clash between Iranians Siamand Rahman and Mansour Pourmirzaei at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Powerlifting Championships went the way of Rahman as he broke the world record three times on his way to gold.

Egyptian and Nigerian athletes share powerlifting spoils on dramatic day in Dubai

By Gary Anderson

April 10 - Paralympic champion Loveline Obiji lost out on the world title to Egyptian Randa Mahmoud in dramatic fashion in Dubai ©Getty Images It was a battle of Africa at the Dubai Club for the Disabled today as Abdulazeez Ibrahim secured the men's under 97 kilogram class for Nigeria in the International Paralympic Committee Powerlifting World Championships. 

London 2012 powerlifting gold medallists come up short at World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 9 - Paralympic champion Hany Abdelhady finished a disappointing fourth at the World Championships in Dubai ©Getty Images London 2012 gold medallists Hany Abdelhady of Egypt and Souhad Ghazouani of France failed to add further titles to their collection at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai. 

Powerlifting world records continue to fall on fourth day of action in Dubai

By Gary Anderson

April 8 - Fatma Omar of Egypt came out on top of the battle with fellow London 2012 champion Amalia Perez of Mexico ©Getty Images Records continued to tumble on day four of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai as Egyptian Fatma Omar came out on top in a battle with fellow London 2012 gold medallist Amalia Perez of Mexico.

Lafina takes gold with record breaking lift at IPC Powerlifting World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Oleysa Lafina took gold in the women's -50kg at the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships today ©Getty ImagesApril 7 - Russia's Oleysa Lafina broke her own world record three times and lifted more than two times her bodyweight to take the women's under 50 kilograms gold at the 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships today.

Paralympic champion Othman breaks record four times on way to powerlifting world title

By Emily Goddard

Sherif Othman broke his own world record and took World Championship gold in the -54kg category ©Getty ImagesApril 6 - Egypt's Sherif Othman today broke his own world record four times on his way to becoming the men's under 54 kilogram powerlifting world champion.

History-maker Muslu breaks 100kg mark at IPC Powerlifting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 5 - Paralympic champion Nazmiye Muslu has become the first woman in the under 41kg class to break the 100kg barrier ©Getty Images Turkey's Paralympic champion Nazmiye Muslu created history in Dubai today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships by becoming the first woman to break the 100 kilogramme mark in the under 41kg class.

Dubai set for week-long powerlifting action as biggest World Championships yet get underway

By Gary Anderson

April 4 - Siamand Rahman of Iran is aiming to break the 300kg mark at the World Championships in Dubai ©Getty Images Top powerlifters have arrived in Dubai ahead of the start of the 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships tomorrow which will see a host of London 2012 gold medallists go head-to-head in what is the biggest edition of the event to date.

IPC Powerlifting World Championships to be streamed live

By Paul Osborne

The IPC World Powerlifting Championships in Dubai are set to be streamed live ©Getty ImagesApril 1 - This year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships are set to be streamed live, it was announced today. 
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