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Welcome to the home of SA Powerlifting. This website is dedicated to the advancement of the sport of powerlifting in South Africa. Here you'll find information about all aspects of powerlifting including details about upcoming competitions and full results of past competitions. You can use the menu bar on the left to navigate your way around this site. Are you considering taking part in a powerlifting contest? Check the qualifying standards to get an idea of what it takes to be competitive. 

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What's New

29/06/2024 After the World Classic Open Powerlifting Championships in Druskininkai, Lithuania, the Manager's Report, updated SA Classic Records and updated African Records have been published. (Click on each to see detail)
 23/06/2024 R.I.P. - Ron Collins: The SAPF mourns the passing of powerlifting legend Ron Collins, seven times world champion from 1966 to 1982, who passed away on his 90th birthday. We extend our condolences to his wife Christine and the rest of his family and friends.
 13/06/2024 R.I.P. - George Murchie: The SAPF mourns the passing of powerlifter George Murchie, representing the then Northern Transvaal in the 80's and who trained with Helgard Coetzee, Danie Snyman, Louis Dunn, Eugene vd Merwe and others at Lionels Gym in Pretoria. We extend our condolences to Ronel, Stuart and the rest of his family.
28/04/2024 Updated SA Equipped Powerlifting records have been published after SA Equipped Championships (63 new records!)
28/04/2024 SA Equipped Powerlifting Championships results and qualifiers - SA Records and SA Team coming soon
23/04/2024 Team Selection form for International Powerlifting and Bench Press events is now available - all qualifiers to please complete this by 3 May, to enable us to finalise the teams.  
19/04/2024 Qualifiers for Team SA for International Championships 2024 - lists have been published (excluding Equipped Powerlifting teams). All lifters will be asked to complete an online form (coming soon) specifying which events they would like to compete in. All team members must have (or be eligible for) a South African passport. 
18/04/2024 Please see updated Calendar of Events - 2024 above. The latest changes are:
- Commonwealth Champs to be held in conjunction with World Masters, in Sun City, 4-13 October
- African Champs still to be held in Potchefstroom, 25 Oct-3 Nov
17/04/2024 We are delighted to inform you that SAIDS has a WhatsApp channel, this will be used as another form of communication with you as NFs, updated information with regards to anti-doping and other relevant information you will need to know.
15/04/2024 Important advisory from SAIDS - please take note: "Advisory - USE OF ASTHMA AND ADHD/ADD MEDICATION IN SPORT"
13/04/2024 Please note that the SAPF AGM 2024 has been postponed - new date to be announced shortly (the meeting will be conducted via Zoom).
All provinces please take note of the documentation required before the AGM - click here for details.
13/04/2024 Updated SA Classic Powerlifting Records have been published (93 new records set!)
09/04/2024 SA Classic Powerlifting Championships results and qualifiers . SA Records and SA Team coming soon
08/04/2024 SAIDS Play True Day 2024 - lifters, coaches, referees and administrators are invited to send a video explaining what Play True Day means to them
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