|Governing Body:||International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)|
Powerlifting, a sport of strength is originated in the United States and the UK in the 1950s. Powerlifters are considered to be the strongest men and women in the world. The sport is the ultimate test of pure strength which involves athletes raising weight-loaded bars in three different lifts: the "squat", the "deadlift" and the "bench press". Competitions of the sport take place across the world, mostly in countries like United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Iceland, Colombia, Russia, Japan and many more.
To lift the heaviest weight possible according to their body weight to win the competition.
In this sport, male and female athletes compete individually in different bodyweight categories.
He is a powerlifter from the United States who is widely considered as the greatest powerlifter of all time throughout the world and has set over 71 powerlifting world records.
He is a powerlifter and a professional strongman from Lithuania who is regarded as one of the greatest strongmen of all time and is a ten-time National Powerlifting champion of his country.
He is a world champion powerlifter from the United States who is considered to be one of the strongest men to ever walk the planet. He has won the IPF World Powerlifting Championships in 2003 and 2004 in +125 weight category.
He is a Ukrainian powerlifter who is an eleven-time World Champion and holds 36 unbeaten records in the sport of powerlifting and bench press.
He is a former world champion powerlifter, strongman and professional wrestler from the United States who has won the 1979 and 1983 IPF World Powerlifting Championships.