The European Powerlifting Federation and the Luxembourg Powerlifting Federation welcomes you to Hamm, Luxembourg, for the 12th Western European Powerlifting Championships, from 14-16 September 2017.
After the success of the 2016 Championships, which saw the first Equipped and Classic combined Powerlifting event, the 2017 Championships is again open to both classifications of powerlifting.
For the Equipped Championships there will be 45 athletes competing, broken down to 27 men and 18 women, and for Classic Championships 68 athletes, consisting of 35 men and 33 women. All athletes have been selected for their impressive performances at a European level, promising close-fought battles at this event.
The nations invited to compete for Western European titles and Team Cups are; Austria, Belgium, Spain, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.
Luxembourg, is a small and beautiful European country with a flourishing cultural history primarily in the field of music, painting and photography. It is also the home country of the IPF President Gaston Parage, and has produced many talented powerlifting champions.
You can follow live streaming of the Championships on the goodlift (http://goodlift.info/live.php). You can also follow the event via the EPF facebook fan page and Twitter page.
The timetable of the Championships can be found here (http://www.europowerlifting.org/fileadmin/data/events/Provisional_Timetable_WEC_2017_Hamm_1_.pdf). Further details and information about this Championships are on the dedicated website (https://www.wec2017.lu) or the Facebook page.
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Notes to editors
Media accreditations will be provided and Wi-Fi connection is available in the venue.
“Centre Sportif à Hamm” sports centre, 157 r. de Hamm, Luxembourg, 1713 Luxembourg