Dear lifters and officials,
For the first time in IPF history we have more women than men who have nominated for a world championship event, that being in the upcoming World University Powerlifting Cup being hosted in Tartu, Estonia! It gives me and all of us in the IPF, great pleasure to see so many women coming forward to participate at the highest levels in our sport!
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) have been especially interested in promoting the participation of women in sport and accordingly I believe they will be pleased to see strong participation of women in Tartu, ahead of the IPF’s bid for the 2022 University World Championship.
With the final nominations in, we will see 218 student athletes from 70 universities competing in Tartu. Student powerlifters are some of the most enthusiastic and supportive of each other’s performances which makes for very exciting competitions with an energetic and positive atmosphere. It is absolutely our desire to see the...