Mr. Gerhard Geissler, a valued member of the International Powerlifting Federation, passed away peacefully, on Monday, July 23, 2018, at his home in Manheim, Germany. He was 74 years old. Mr. Geissler, served the IPF faithfully for more than 40 years! He served as the treasurer for one year and as one our auditors for 39 years. In 2017, he was honored in Germany with the medal of merit for his many years of dedicated and loyal service to the sport of powerlifting, not only in Germany with the BVDG and BVDK, but internationally as well. Gerhard, was a valued colleague and was extremely professional with his work as treasurer and as the auditor. We shall fondly remember Gerhard, as he was a dear friend of our sport. On behalf of the entire IPF Executive Committee, we send our deepest and sincerest condolences to his family, colleagues and many friends.
President - International Powerlifting Federation