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Our goal is to develop and promote high-standard and enjoyable drug-free powerlifting competition at the Oceania International level.
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Battle for the Pacific - Oceania Champs (04/01/13)
145 lifters from 7 nations across the Oceania region descended upon North Sydney for the Oceania Powerlifting and Bench Press Champs from 7-9 December. This was a competition reduced to a raw only format, but nonetheless it was an amazing 3 day event and certainly one of the best the Oceania region has seen for a while.
With a plethora of National, Oceania, Commonwealth and World Records broken being too many to name, one of note was the open deadlift World Record by Nghiep Luu who pulled 271kg under 66kg bodyweight. This is the first time an open World Record has been set by an Oceania lifter since Katrina Robertson's miracle 263.5kg deadlift to win the 1997 World Champs.
At the end of it all Australia ended up being the top lifting nation, Stephen Pritchard of Australia was overall best lifter on points despite being downed by the mammoth Samoan, Oliva Kirisome, whilst Mary Macken of Australia took out best female lifter by a fair margin. For the bench pressers, Aussie Jasmine Higgs took out the best female award and the wider than ever Paul Offord of Australia once again hoisted up the biggest bench of the comp with a very impressive 235kg press.
Click here for all the results.
IPF Newsletter for December 2012 (23/12/12)
To all OPF Member Federations:
Please find attached the IPF Newsletter for December 2012 containing important updates.
Oceania Report 2011/12
Dear Oceania Nations,
Below is the OPF report of our state of play up until this point in time and into the near future.
2012 Oceania Powerlifting Championships
Dear Oceania Nations,
At last, we have the details for the 2012 Oceania Championships.
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