Sheffield 24 is on! The powerlifting occasion is the brainchild of energy sports activities tools producer SBD Attire. The competition was introduced on SBD’s Instagram web page, and the 2024 version will repeat the favored IPF big-money meet format.
The 2024 Sheffield Powerlifting Championships (Sheffield) is the largest prize cash occasion on the Worldwide Powerlifting Federation (IPF) calendar. The occasion takes place on Feb. 10, 2024, in Sheffield Metropolis Corridor, UK, and encompasses a prize pool of £445,000 (~$553,000 USD).
Information at Sheffield
The strap line for the 2023 occasion was “Information will Fall,” they usually have been true to their phrase. Twenty IPF world data have been damaged on the occasion:
- Tiffany Chapon (47KG)
- Squat: 161 kilograms (355 kilos) *
- Complete: 428.5 kilograms (945 kilos) *
- Noémie Allabert (52KG)
- Squat: 171.5 kilograms (378 kilos) *
- Evie Corrigan (52KG)
- Deadlift: 202.5 kilograms (446 kilos)
- Complete: 460 kilograms (1,014 kilos)
- Jade Jacob (57KG)
- Deadlift: 231 kilograms (509 kilos)
- Complete: 503.5 kilograms (1,110 kilos)
- Prescillia Bavoil (69KG)
- Squat: 211 kilograms (465 kilos)
- Complete: 548.5 kilograms (1209 kilos)
- Karlina Tongotea (76KG)
- Squat: 223.5 kilograms (493 kilos)
- Agata Sitko (76KG)
- Amanda Lawrence (84KG)
- Squat: 246.5 kilograms (543 kilos)
- Deadlift: 268.5 kilograms (592 kilos)
- Complete: 645 kilograms (1,422 kilos)
- Bonica Brown (+84KG )
- Squat: 280 kilograms (617 kilos) *
- Complete: 680 kilograms (1,499 kilos)
- Jonathan Cayco (93KG)
- Bench Press: 241.5 kilograms (532 kilos)
- Complete: 884 kilograms (1949 kilos)
- Jesus Olivares (+120KG)
- Deadlift: 410 kilograms (904 kilos)
- Complete: 1152.5 kilograms (2,541 kilos) *
* All-time world data.
Bonica Brown’s squat and complete have been the biggest-ever feminine uncooked lifts recorded within the IPF. Jesus Olivares additionally achieved the heaviest deadlift and complete within the IPF. Moreover, his complete was the heaviest uncooked (with out knee wraps) complete ever recorded in any federation.
Scoring at Sheffield
The Sheffield occasion has a comparatively uncommon scoring methodology. As an alternative of the largest complete successful in every weight class, athletes rating based mostly on the proportion of the world document of their class (e.g., if the overall is 400 kilograms and the IPF world document in that class is 420 kilograms, then the rating is 400/420 = 0.9524.)
The best proportion wins the highest prize — £25,000 (greater than $30,000 USD). Moreover, there are £5,000 (greater than $6,000 USD) bounties obtainable for any world document squat, bench press, or deadlift.
2023 Sheffield Powerlifting Championships Outcomes
The primary Sheffield was held on March 25, 2023, at Metropolis Corridor in Sheffield, UK. It featured 24 of the highest-ranked powerlifters within the IPF. With over 1,700 spectators on the venue, it was the largest seated powerlifting occasion ever held. It additionally had essentially the most spectators ever recorded on the livestream —over 263,000.
- Jesus Olivares (USA) — 1152.5 kilograms — 104.3 %
- Jonathan Cayco (USA) — 884 kilograms — 100.6 %
- Gavin Adin (USA) – 880 kilograms — 100.2 %
- Evie Corrigan (NZL) — 460 kilograms — 105 %
- Noemie Allabert (FRA) — 454 kilograms — 103.7 %
- Jade Jacob (FRA) — 503.5 kilograms — 101.6 %
The 2 winners from 2023, Olivares and Corrigan, are the primary two certified athletes for Sheffield 2024. The upcoming IPF Basic Open Powerlifting World Championships in Malta will function a Sheffield 2024 qualifier, with world champions successful invites by totaling a minimum of 95 % of the overall world document of their class. Additional rounds of choice will proceed till all 24 slots on the Sheffield 2024 roster are stuffed.
The inaugural Sheffield was broadly hailed as some of the spectacular and thrilling powerlifting occasions ever held. The bar is excessive, however SBD plans to degree up the 2024 occasion to satisfy these expectations.
Featured picture: @sbdsheffield on Instagram