World Open Powerlifting Championships, 8th to 13th November 2011, Pilsen, Czech Republic.

Czech Republic is playing host to the 2011 World Open Powerlifting Championships in Pilsen, Czech Republic from 8 – 13 November. Some 157 Men in the Open class and 93 Women in the Open class from thirty four different countries will be going for GOLD. There are 15 individual gold medals to be won in each weight group –eight for the men and seven for the women. We are expecting to see a number of World Records broken in all the lifts tumble during the six days of exciting lifting; we could see squats over 450kg, bench presses over 350kg and deadlifts up to 400kg!!!

Watch here as local lifters Eric Kupperstein and Liane Blyn Compete for Championships

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Timetables for the event below:

(Note: all times listed are in Czech time which is 6 hours ahead of eastern standard time)

Tuesday 8th November

Start 10:00 – 59kg to 66kg Men (Eric Kupperstein)

Start 14:30 – 47kg to 52kg Women

Start 19:00 – Opening Ceremony

Wednesday 9th November

Start 10:00 – 57kg Women

Start 14:00 – 63kg Women

Start 19:00 –74kg Men

Thursday 10th November

Start 11.00 – 72kg Women

Start 15:00 – 83kg Men

Friday 11th November

Start 11:00 – 84kg Women (Liane Blyn)

Start 14:30 – 93kg Men

Saturday 12th November

Start 10:00 – 84+kg Women

Start 12:30 – 105kg Men

Start 17:00 – 120kg Men

Sunday 13th November

Start 10:00 – 120+kg Men



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