Bodyweight Categories

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MEN                                                                       WOMEN

 

52.0kg Class up to 52.0kg                                      44.0kg Class up to 44.0kg

56.0kg Class from 52.01 to 56.0kg                         48.0kg Class from 44.01 to 48.0kg

60.0kg Class from 56.01 to 60.0kg                         52.0kg Class from 48.01 to 52.0kg

67.5kg Class from 60.01 to 67.5kg                         56.0kg Class from 52.01 to 56.0kg

75.0kg Class from 67.51 to 75.0kg                         60.0kg Class from 56.01 to 60.0kg

82.5kg Class from 75.01 to 82.5kg                         67.5kg Class from 60.01 to 67.5kg

90.0kg Class from 82.51 to 90.0kg                        75.0kg Class from 67.51 to 75.0kg

100.0kg Class from 90.01 to 100.0kg                     82.5kg Class from 75.01 to 82.5kg

110.0kg Class from 100.01 to 110.0kg                   90.0kg Class from 82.51 to 90.0kg

125.0kg Class from 110.01 to 125.0kg                   90.0+kg Class from 90.01 to unlimited

140.0kg Class from 125.01 to 140.0kg

140.0+kg Class from 140.01 to unlimited

 

5.     During the WPC’s formative years each nation will be allowed any number of

competitors spread throughout the body weight categories. For World Championships each nation will be allowed 3 competitors for each weight class in each division. Member Federations may impose qualifying standards for their individual team selection.

 

6.     Whenever possible for all World Championships and International competitions all

intended competitors should be declared to the WPC General Secretary and World

Championships Organizing Committee at least 21 days before the date of that

particular competition.

 

7.     Team scoring for all World Championships shall be the team totaling the highest          score using the following point system. Scores will be based on the amount and        value of each medal received in the Men’s Open Powerlifting. First place metals are             3              points, second place medals are 2 points and third place medals are 1 point.  There will              be team scoring for equipped and team scoring for raw, the two will not be combined.

 

8.     Point scoring for all other International competitions will be optional and at the            discretion of the appointed WPC Contest Officials and Championship Organizing      Committee.

 

9.     In the case of a tie in the points of national teams, the team having the largest

score by adding the coefficients of the scoring competitors will be ranked first.

 

 

10.   At all competitions where “Best Lifter Awards” are presented, placing will be

established by the Glossbrenner Formula.

 

11.   For National and World Championships, lifters entered in the event must have

current federation membership cards secured prior to the event, and supply photo

copy of card with entry, as well as present card at weigh-ins.

12.    USA and Europe will alternate hosting AWPC and WPC Worlds so a World

Championship will be held in both continents each year.  Each Championship will

include equipped and raw category.