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IPC Powerlifting World Championships


IPC Powerlifting World Championships

IPC Powerlifting World Championships
Sport Powerlifting
Founded 1994
Continent International (IPC)

The IPC Powerlifting World Championships is an event organized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Competitors with a physical disability compete, and in a few events athletes with an intellectual disability compete. First held in 1994, the competition is held every four years.[1]

The first IPC Powerlifting World Championships was held in Uppsala, Sweden in 1994.[1]


Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
No. of
1st 1994 () Uppsala  Sweden 137
2nd 1998 () Dubai  United Arab Emirates 269
3rd 2002 () Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 234
4th 2006 () Busan  South Korea 1200
5th 2010 () Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 292
6th 2014 () Dubai  United Arab Emirates 5 April – 11 April Dubai Club 20 330
7th 2017 () Mexico City  Mexico tba



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