Para powerlifting at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Para powerlifting
at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
2022 Commonwealth Games Para Powerlifting.svg
VenueNational Exhibition Centre
Dates4 August 2022
← 2018

Para powerlifting is one of the sports contested at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham, England. This will be the sixth staging of para powerlifting at the Commonwealth Games since its inclusion in 2002, and the second staging within England specifically.

The competition is scheduled to take place on 4 August 2022, spread across four weight classes (two per gender).[1][2]


The competition schedule is as follows:[1][2]

Thu 4
Session → A E
Men's lightweight F
Men's heavyweight F
Women's lightweight F
Women's heavyweight F


The para powerlifting competition will be held at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull.[3] Five other sports - badminton, boxing, netball, table tennis, and weightlifting- will also take place there.[4]


A total of 40 powerlifters (20 per gender) qualify to compete at the Games. Nations may earn two quotas per weight class, allocated as follows:[5]

  • Athletes in the World Para Powerlifting (WPPO) Commonwealth Rankings as of 25 April 2022.
  • Recipients of a CGF/WPPO Bipartite Invitation.

Medal summary

Medal table

  *   Host nation (England)

1 Nigeria1214
2 England*1203
3 India1001
5 Australia0011
Totals (7 CGAs)44412


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's lightweight
Bonnie Bunyau Gustin
154.60 GR Mark Swan
145.50 Nnamdi Innocent
Men's heavyweight
134.5 GR Ikechukwu Obichukwu
133.6 Micky Yule
Women's lightweight
Zoe Newson
102.2 Olivia Broome
100 Hellen Wawira
Women's heavyweight
Folashade Oluwafemiayo
123.4 GR,WR Bose Omolayo
115.2 Hani Watson


  1. ^ a b "Competition Schedule". BOCCG. Archived from the original on 2 March 2022. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  2. ^ a b Competition Schedule | Para Powerlifting (PDF). BOCCG. p. 28. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 April 2022. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  3. ^ "NEC WILL HOST SIX SPORTS AT THE 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES". The NEC. 19 October 2018. Archived from the original on 26 December 2021. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Venues | THE NEC". BOCCG. Archived from the original on 29 October 2021. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Athlete Allocation System | Para Powerlifting" (PDF). Commonwealth Sport / World Para Powerlifting. 10 December 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 April 2022. Retrieved 2 May 2022.

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