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Welcome to the home of SA Powerlifting. The South African Powerlifting Federation is the only recognised governing body of all Powerlifting in South Africa and is registered with the National Department of Sport and Recreation and is also a member of SASCOC. In addition, the SAPF is a member of the International Powerlifting Federation recognised as "an affiliated National Federation". All of the foregoing bodies exist in order that athletes may compete at national level and represent their countries at international levels under a unified structure and sets of rules; level playing fields.

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? Go to the "Contacts Details" page to reach competition organisers in your area. Check the qualifying standards to get an idea of what it takes to be competitive.


Click on "Create new Account", enter your email address, and you will notified by email of all upcoming news and events.

What's New

18/07/2021 The African Powerlifting Championships which was to be held in October 2021, has been rescheduled for 17-21 November 2021, still in Potchefstroom.
13/07/2021 The Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships which was to be held in December 2021, in Auckland New Zealand, has been postponed to 2022, to be held at the same venue. 
11/07/2021 Gyms and fitness centres may open, subject to the conditions outlined in the latest Government Regulations
30/06/2021 In accordance with Government Regulations for Adjusted Alert Level 4, in effect from 28 June 2021, gyms and fitness centres must be closed.  
18/06/2021 Changes to IPF International calendar announced: World Equipped Masters Powerlifting Championships added to World SJ,Jun Equipped Powerlifting Championships in Romania; World Classic Masters Powerlifting Championships added to World SJ,Jun,Open Classic Powerlifting Championships which is moved to Sweden. Teams and latest schedule can be found here
16/06/2021 Gauteng Provincial Colours - Certificates Awarded
13/06/2021 Anti-Doping: SAPF Tested Lifters
10/06/2021 Team SA for 2021 International Powerlifting Events
08/06/2021 Updated SA Annual Summary of Results
27/04/2021 Updated SA Records after SA Classic Powerlifting Championships
26/04/2021 SA Classic Powerlifting Championships 2021 - results, best lifters and qualifiers
14/04/2021 SA Classic Powerlifting Championships final entry list
07/04/2021 Registration form for Non-lifters (referees, coaches, etc) wanting to attend SA Classic Powerlifting Championships
01/04/2021 Updated lifting schedule for SA Classic Powerlifting Championships
28/03/2021 Honorary Membership awards to Hannie Smith and Andre Ludik
27/03/2021 SA Equipped Powerlifting Championships results and updated SA Records have been published
17/03/2021 SA Classic Powerlifting Championships details and entry form - entries must be in by 22 March
16/03/2021 Lots of new content posted today - SA Bench Press Championships results, updated 2021 Calendar, new 2022 Calendar, updated SA Equipped Records, updated SA Classic Records, and the Final entry list for SA Equipped Championships.
07/03/2021 Equipped Record Certificates and Unequipped Record Certificates backdated to 2018 (sorted by first name alphabetically)
21/02/2021 SA Equipped Powerlifting Championships details and entry form - entries must be in by 27 Feb
16/02/2021 SA Equipped and Classic Bench Press entry form - Prelim date extended to Friday 19 Feb
21/01/2021 72kg Women's Powerlifting and Bench Press Records frozen on 31/12/2020
19/02/2021 Gauteng Classic and Equipped Powerlifting Championships - entry forms
09/01/2021 COVID-19 Protocols for Gyms and Competitions
31/12/2020 R.I.P - George Parker - 27 Aug 1971 - 31 Dec 2020. Both Gauteng Powerlifting and the South African Powerlifting Federations pay tribute to George, who unfortunately succumbed to a terrible disease that has dominated the world over this last year. George dedicated many years to the sport of powerlifting. He was a previous Vice President of the National Federation and he will be sorely missed by all. We extend our deepest condolences to Georges family and friends.
30/12/2020 Congratulations to SAPF President Hannie Smith, who has been inducted into the IPF Hall of Fame - details here
25/12/2020 Gauteng Classic Provincial Championships - Entry Form
23/11/2020 2021 Affiliations are now open and available by clicking here
11/11/2020 Powerlifting calendar for 2021 updated (See updated dates for SA Raw, World Bench)
03/11/2020 Powerlifting calendar for 2021 updated (See updated dates for SA Champs, some Provincial Champs, and International events)
05/10/2020 Qualifying Standards published for new Women's weight divisions with effect from 1 Jan 2021
23/09/2020 IPF Newsletter with important changes
   
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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? Go to the contacts page to reach competition organisers in your area. Don't think you're good enough? Check the qualifying standards page to get an idea of what it takes. Should you like to be notified whenever we update this site then login and register your contact details.
Welcome to the new 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? Go to the "Contacts Details" page to reach competition organisers in your area. Check the qualifying standards to get an idea of what it takes to be competitive.
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