World Para Powerlifting Championships
27 November - 6 December 2021

Candidates for World Para Powerlifting Athlete Liaison election revealed

Voting to take place during the World Championships in Tbilisi with elected athlete to serve a four-year term until 2025 25 Nov 2021
A stage during a Para powerlifting competition
ⒸHiroki Nishioka/World Para Powerlifting
By World Para Powerlifting

World Para Powerlifting has announced the four candidates that will run for the Athlete Liaison election at the Tbilisi 2021 World Championships.  

The four candidates are: 

Ali Jawad (Great Britain) 

Sherif Osman (Egypt) 

Roohallah Rostami (Iran) 

Sedric Roussel Watchou Kouokam (Hungary) 

The Athlete Liaison will serve a four-year term (2022-2025) on the Sport Technical Committee (STC) liaising between the athletes and the World Para Powerlifting Management Team.  

The mission of the Athlete Liaison is to represent the views of the whole Para powerlifting athlete community, including all impairment types, looking for equal gender representation and making sure that athletes’ voices are heard within World Para Powerlifting.  

The election will take place online from 9:00 AM on 26 November to 9:00 PM on 4 December Georgian time (GMT +4) via the World Para Powerlifting Athlete Liaison website. 

Only athletes accredited to the Tbilisi 2021 World Championships will be allowed to vote.  

The candidates’ profile and platform, and more information about the roles and responsibilities of the Athlete Liaison can be found here.  

To learn how to vote on the World Para Powerlifting Athlete Liaison website click here. 

This will be the second World Para Powerlifting Athlete Liaison election. The first one took place at the Mexico City 2017 World Championships for the period 2018-2021.