Powerlifting

Arendse & Dore compete at World Para Powerlifting Championships

Britney Arendse and Nicola Dore will be aiming for strong performances and to progress in their respective world rankings as they compete in Kazakstan at the World Para Powerlifting Championships this week. Nicola Dore competed in the 61kg category and lifted 67kg leaving her 7th out of 10 competitors. Brintney Arendse is due to compete
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Irish Para Powerlifters set to depart for World Championships

Nicola Dore and Britney Arendse will depart for Mexico for the rescheduled World Para Powerlifting Championships in the coming days. The event was due to take place at the beginning of October but was postponed due to the earthquake which hit Mexico city a week before the competition. Nicola Dore will compete in the 55kg
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Powerlifters compete at World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai

The Irish para powerlifting team are in Dubai this week to begin their international competitive season at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup. The team comprises of a mix of new and experienced athletes. All athletes will be aiming to secure pb’s as they gear towards the World Championships in Mexico later in the year.
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Para Sport Expo – July 22nd

We are delighted to to host a Para Sport Expo event on Friday the 22nd of July from 10am to 2pm at the Irish Wheelchair Association in Clontarf, Dublin. The event promises to be a great opportunity to learn about the different para sports in Ireland currently and how to get involved in them. There
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Irish team set for the IPC Powerlifting European Championships

6 strong Irish team set for the IPC Powerlifting European championships Ireland will send a team of six athletes to the IPC powerlifting Championships in Eger, Hungary, from the 24th to the 28th of November. The team comprises of a blend of experienced and new athletes. Reg Byrne will compete in his third Europeans, Chris
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First National Para Powerlifting Championships

IWA-Sport is delighted to host its first ever National Para Powerlifting Championships on Saturday the 24th of October, in the Elite Gym /Cork Weightlifting Club, Cork. Para Powerlifting has been steadily developing as a sport in Ireland in recent years. Roy Guerin was the sole Irish competitor at the London Paralympic Games and since then
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Paralympic Powerlifting National Referee Course

Irish Para Powerlifting is delighted to announce we will be hosting an International Paralympic Committee accredited Paralympic Powerlifting National Referee Course from October 22nd to 24th in Cork city. This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in officiating in the sport of Para Powerlifting. Para Powerlifting is a developing sport in Ireland
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