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AWPC – WPC Rules Updates

Written by Adam Riman on . Posted in Rule Book Updates

Hi everyone,

The WPC has issued a rule update stating the following rues changes in competition:

  • Elbow Sleeves on Squats, even under classic raw category are no longer allowed. (Equipped is still OK)
  • Knee Sleeves on Bench, even under classic raw category are no longer allowed. (Equipped is still OK)
  • Knee Sleeves and knee wraps on Deadlift, even under classic raw category are no longer allowed. (Equipped is still OK)
  • Wrist wraps are allowed on RAW deadlift
  • Lifters moving competing in Nationals, European and World Championships must enter the age class they eill be in on the date of the competition. If you qualify as a Junior at the British and turn 24 before World Championships they now require you to lift in the Open Category. 
  • 3 meter knee wraps are now allowed