International Powerlifting Organisation (IPO)


Setting the Standard for Equipped Powerlifting


The International Powerlifting Organisation is dedicated to provide a format of powerlifting for athletes who use supportive powerlifting equipment. To provide a standard for record keeping and fair and equal judging among member nations. This organization is for athletes who want to push the edge of physical strength to the limits. We will endeavour to provide a place with safety and fairness to all.

"Equipped Powerlifting"

Click on the link for the IPO rule book


GPA Executives


L. B. Baker



Svetlana Baker


The International Powerlifting Organization is a subsidiary of Irondawg Power, Inc. USA


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Promoting Powerlifting in Australia since 1985

Capo Powerlifting Australia Pty Ltd is a registered company that aims to promote the sport of powerlifting in a safe and friendly environment. Within that safe environment, every Capo Powerlifting Australia participant has the best chance to enjoy the sport. We provide opportunities for all athletes, of all genders to excel in powerlifting. In doing so we build on good lifters, good citizens and good communities in which Powerlifting is a social asset.

We are the Australian affiliate of the World Powerlifting Congress (WPC), Global Powerlifting Alliance (GPA) and International Powerlifting Organisation (GPO).

Through our affiliations we can cater for RAW, RAW+ and EQUIPPED powerlifting.

CAPO is the most prolific Powerlifting federation in Australia. We hold 30+ years of Australian records.

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