Commonwealth Games Para Powerlifting Schedule 2022: Updated Info for Men, Women’s Events

Commonwealth Games Para Powerlifting Schedule 2022 Live Stream for Men, Women’s Events: Para Powerlifting comes under the Weightlifting sports program, and it has been part of the Commonwealth Games since 2002. At the Para Powerlifting sports event, only disabled athletes compete from different participating nations. The Women’s Para Powerlifting competition for the first time took place in the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games Para Powerlifting Schedule
Commonwealth Games Para Powerlifting Schedule 2022: Updated Info for Men, Women’s Events

Para Powerlifting sports require a strong upper body and also mental stability, where males and females are categorized upon their body weight and aim to lift the heaviest weight possible.
It is a great moment for spectators to experience the strength and intense attitude of the world’s best athletes competing for the gold medal.

Para Powerlifting at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Participants at the commonwealth games compete in the bench press discipline, where they have to lie flat controlling the heavily loaded barbell at the arms-length position on their chest. They have to evenly press the barbell until their arms are locked out which requires extreme control, stability as well as muscular strength.

Each participant has three attempts to execute the action to challenge the other competitors by lifting the heaviest possible weight. The one who lifts the heaviest weight is awarded the gold medal.

Siamand Rahman holds a record in the 2016 Para Powerlift competition by lifting the heaviest weight of 310 Kg. Normally Para Powerlifters lift two to three times their body weight. Nigeria tops the list of successful countries with the most number of medals for both men and women, lightweight as well as heavyweight para powerlifting category.

Birmingham 2022 Para Powerlifting Venue

The Para Powerlifting competition at Birmingham 2022 will be held at The NEC Arena.

Commonwealth Games Para Powerlifting Schedule 2022

The Para Powerlifting will take place at Birmingham 2022 on ThusDay 4th August.

All Times are British Summer Time (GMT+1).

Date Time Event
THU 4 AUGUST 2022 15:00 – 17:45 Women’s Lightweight (Up to and including 61kg) Final
Women’s Lightweight (Up to and including 61kg) Medal Ceremony
Men’s Lightweight (Up to and including 72kg) Final
Men’s Lightweight (Up to and including 72kg) Medal Ceremony
19:30 – 22:15 Women’s Heavyweight (Over 61kg) Final
Women’s Heavyweight (Over 61kg) Medal Ceremony
Men’s Heavyweight (Over 72kg) Final
Men’s Heavyweight (Over 72kg)
Medal Ceremony

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