The Best of the Worlds Open!
The World Open Powerlifting Championships was ended this past weekend, on Saturday night at the awards banquet the best lifters of the Worlds got awarded their trophies, for the men it was: Sergey Fedosienko from Russia with 660 wilks. For the women it was Natalia Salnikova from Russia with 664.75 wilks. New member of the IPF Hall of Fame Ielja Strik also received her Hall of Fame award at the banquet!
In the team points Ukraine surprised Russia by taking the men's team trophy, a 1st time in many years! Russia came in 2nd with USA in 3rd place! The women team trophy went to Russia, with Ukraine in 2nd place and USA in 3rd place!
There were 127 men competing and 77 women from 32 different nations! With 4 Open World records from the women and 5 from the men!