by Al Myers
2013 IAWA World Championships
The entry form and meet details have been released for the 2013 IAWA World Championships. Mark Haydock, of Preston, England, will be this year’s meet director and host. Mark runs an all round club, the Houghton Barbell Club. Mark has been very involved in IAWA and has attended many World Championships. He was the Overall Best Lifter in the 2009 Championship in Lebanon, PA.
All it takes for a USAWA member to enter the IAWA World Championships is to be a USAWA current member. There are NO pre-meet qualifications to enter. Just fill out the entry form completely and send it to Mark, then book your flight to England. That’s it! The entry deadline is August 31st.
The meet is a two day meet (Saturday October 5th & Sunday October 6th). In the Info Sheet Mark has given several suggestions for places to stay. The lifts for the World Championships are:
Clean and Press
Pullover – Straight Arm
Vertical Bar Deadlift – 1 Arm, 2″, One Hand
Clean and Jerk – Dumbbell, One Arm
Deadlift – Trap Bar
ENTRY FORM (PDF) – 2013 IAWA World Championships Entry
INFO SHEET (PDF) - 2013 IAWA World Championships Info