Powerlifting at the 2022 World Games

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The powerlifting competition at the 2022 World Games took place on July 8, July 9, and July 10 in the Concert Hall at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. Powerlifting has been an event since the inaugural 1981 World Games in Santa Clara, California, and the Birmingham edition marked the eleventh time powerlifting was included as a regular event at the World Games. Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift. As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting, it involves the athlete attempting a maximal weight single-lift effort of a barbell loaded with weight plates.


Men's powerlifting medalists
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Athlete Country Total points Athlete Country Total points Athlete Country Total points
Lightweight Yusuke Satake Japan 105.49 Hsieng Tsung-ting Chinese Taipei 105.30 Hassan El Belghiti France 103.36
Middleweight Kjell Egil Bakkelund Norway 107.33 Mykola Barannik Ukraine 106.90 Paul Douglas U.S. Virgin Islands 106.62
Heavyweight Volodymyr Rysyiev Ukraine 108.87 Ian Bell U.S. Virgin Islands 105.09 Danylo Kovalov Ukraine 103.83
Super heavyweight Oleksii Bychkov Ukraine 107.92 Sen Yang Chinese Taipei 107.92 Tony Cliffe Great Britain 105.33
Women's powerlifting medalists
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Athlete Country Total points Athlete Country Total points Athlete Country Total points
Lightweight Yukako Fukushima Japan 104.08 Zuzanna Kula Poland 103.05 Anastasiia Derevianko Ukraine 100.72
Middleweight Carola Garra Italy 119.02 Taylor Lachapelle U.S. Virgin Islands 112.82 Larysa Soloviova Ukraine 107.02
Heavyweight Agata Sitko Poland 119.12 Kelsey McCarthy U.S. Virgin Islands 109.44 Francesca Parrello Italy 106.25
Super heavyweight Rhaea Stinn Canada 110.01 Bonica Brown United States 108.48 Tetiana Melnyk Ukraine 105.63

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