IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships, 3rd – 15th June 2019, Helsingborg Sweden

By powerlif / June 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

June 2019 saw APU send 13 athletes to the 2019 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships in the beautiful 1000 year old city of Helsingborg Sweden. First Athlete to lift was the experienced Lin Donevska at her 5th World Championships and in the M2 72kg division for the first time. Lin missed her first 2 squats […]

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Australian Schools Get a Lift with APU at Sports Accord 2019

By powerlif / May 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Some up and coming talent was on display at the 2019 Sports Accord Summit held on the beautiful Gold Coast. From QLD Schools, Indooroopilly State High School and Padua College, we witnessed 6 athletes showing the strong crowd a flawless display of technique of Deadlifts. From Indooroopilly we had 2 lifters, Nicolas and Ella. […]

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The 1st APU Special Olympics Competition 2019

By powerlif / May 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

  On March 12th 2019 the Australian Powerlifting Union hosted its first Special Olympics Powerlifting Event, with much success. The competition was a push pull event, meaning the lifters performed bench press and deadlifts or one of the two lifts only. We had 11 lifters step up to the platform with some fantastic lifts. The […]

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By powerlif / April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

  IPF PROGRESS IMPRESSES PARTNERS AT 2019 FUTURE SUMMIT   VIP Partners renew their commitment to the IPF and guarantee their support for the future Ǻre, Sweden – VIP Partner ELEIKO hosted the annual IPF Future Summit, where representatives from SBD, APLYFT and the IPF discussed the IPF’s progress & direction. “Our worldwide powerlifting community […]

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New IPF Formulation

By powerlif / January 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

My dear friends,  I have the pleasure to announce the implementation of the new IPF Formulation that shall replace the Wilks Formula. Due to the changes in our sport the past several years, the Wilks Formula became outdated and needed to be replaced.  In order to make this change, the IPF created a Working Group […]

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2019 Asian Pacific Classic and Equipped Powerlifting and Bench Press Championship

By powerlif / December 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd and The Asian Powerlifting Federation invite the IPF member nations to Event Name 2019 Asian Pacific Classic and Equipped Powerlifting and Bench Press Championship Date 12 – 17 March 2019 Place Gold Coast, Australia   Please contact your federation Team Manager for the nominations and further details. Result Final Nominations   Preliminary […]

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2018 ORPF Championships

By powerlif / November 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Congratulations to The APU Team who represented Australia to compete at 2018 ORPF Championships on The Gold Coast on 24th – 25th November 2018. 81 lifters from 9 Oceania countries took part in this inaugural Oceania Regional Powerlifting Championships sanctioned by The IPF. Represented by 29 lifters, Australia brought home 20 Gold (Overall). Div WtCls […]

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Key Messages from APU

By powerlif / November 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Re: IPF STATEMENT Prepared by the IPF attorney for the IPF official response. 20 Nov 2018   On October 31, 2018, the Civil Court rendered its decision regarding the proceedings brought by Powerlifting Australia (PA), Oceania Powerlifting Federation (OPF) and Robert Wilks (the “Claimants”) against the IPF. The Report made by Robert Wilks does not […]

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2018 APU Ltd Annual General Meeting

By powerlif / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

UPDATE (as per 17 December 2018)   Re: Notice of Adjourned Meeting     Dear APU Member,   It was great to get our AGM underway in Penrith NSW over the weekend, and the topics covered enough for our first year. We had a total of 44 which is short of what we need for […]

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The Words from President and Meet Director_1st Australian Classic Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships

By powerlif / October 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dear Members, It has been an amazing start for the year for the Australian Powerlifting Union and we are not even finished yet. Thanks to all our members, we have a culture that is supportive, humble, inclusive, fair and trustworthy along with some seriously world class talent. The amount of lifters seen at the first […]

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