Powerlifting championship of St. Petersburg begins

Powerlifting championship of St. Petersburg begins

On March 25 at 14:00 the ceremony of opening of championship of St. Petersburg among students of higher educational institutions on powerlifting will take place at St. Petersburg Electrotechnical university “LETI”.

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On March 25 at 14:00 the ceremony of opening of championship of St. Petersburg among students of higher educational institutions on powerlifting will take place at St. Petersburg Electrotechnical university “LETI”.

More than 150 strongest athletes from 25 higher education institutions of St. Petersburg will fight for a rank of the best in a personal team competition among men and women. Among participants are winners and prize-winners of championship of Russia.

President of Federation of powerlifting of St. Petersburg Vasily Muminov, Honored Master of Sports, world and Europe champion Pavel Pervushin, Honored Master of Sports, champion of the Olympic Games Boris Selitsky, and also actor, musician and athlete, the graduate of "LETI" Alexander Dyachenko will become guests of the competitions.

The chief judge of the championship is the judge of Republican category, one of the founders of development of powerlifting in St. Petersburg Andrey Vendik.

The Committee on physical culture and sport of St. Petersburg, Center of preparation of teams of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg regional public student's sports organization "Burevestnik", Federation of powerlifting of St. Petersburg act as organizers of the championship.

The sponsor of the action is Express of Groups management company.

The partner of the action is  sports food of ANNA NOVA Nutrition.

Program of the championship:

March 25, 2016

11:00 –beginning of the competitions of women

14:00 –opening ceremony

15:00 –beginning of competitions of men

March 26, 2016

10:00 - beginning of competitions of men

March 27, 2016

11:00 - beginning of competitions of men