We welcome 493 Athletes, 278 Male and 215 Female from 29 Nations to take part.
Lithuanian Powerlifting Federation welcomes all participants of European Classic Powerlifting Championships 2018 to Kaunas – the second largest city of Lithuania https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFJ6EKO_TLw
The competition will be held in the amphitheater of the biggest arena in Kaunas called Zalgirio arena. It is situated in the island of the biggest Lithuanian river Nemunas in the very heart of Kaunas city. All championships hotels are situated close to the arena. Therefore it will be convenient getting there not only on the buses provided by the organizers of championships but also on feet. Near arena there is big shopping and entertainment center Akropolis where lots of shops, restaurants, cinema and ice-skating ring will suite everybody’s taste and wishes. Less than 10 minutes’ walk by feet from arena there is the longest pedestrian street in Eastern Europe called Laisves al?ja (Alley of Freedom). It is 1,6 km length and ends up in the old city of Kaunas. It is full of small boutiques, restaurants, and welcomes to admire the art deco style buildings. For more information about Kaunas please visit the website http://www.visit.kaunas.lt/en/
Thirty Lithuanian lifters will take part in European Classic Powerlifting Championships. Among them the most famous Lithuanian lifter Amandas Paulauskas who will compete in men open weight class 120 kg last day of championships. This year he has already became World classic bench press champion and won bronze in World Classic Powerlifting Championship.
You can follow High Quality livestream of the event via EPF homepage and EPF Facebook Fan page
The timetable of the championships can be found here
Further details and information about this event are on the EPF (event page)
For details on the event, photos, videos and reports can be soon found on the official
EPF Facebook Fan page.
Issued by EPF media team.
For further information, please contact
Ralph Farquharson email: ralph(at)europowerlifting.org
Phone 0034 650041559
Notes to editors
Media accreditations will be provided, and Wi-Fi connection is available in the venue.
Žalgiris arena, Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50, LT-44334 Kaunas