IPC Powerlifting Asia Open Championships
26-30 July

History of the IPC Powerlifting Open Asian Championships

At the last Open Asian Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a total of ten world records fell as athletes prepared for the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai, UAE.

China’s Yuijiao Tan broke the women’s up to 67kg world record an incredible four times on her way to being crowned Asian champion with a 135kg fourth-round lift.

At just 16 years-of-age Iraqi Zahraa Al-Maliki set a new juniors and seniors world record of 71kg in the women’s up to 50kg for gold.