Andrew competes at IPF World Bench Press Championships 2021

Nov 04, 2021

I'm so pleased and grateful to have had the opportunity to compete at the IPF World Bench Press Championships this weekend in Lithuania. The goal of the competition was to enjoy the experience and to represent Great Britain at this standard of competition.

Here is a short video of my final lift of the meet:


You can watch the full flight from the competition here, which shows all three lifts. (1hr long video):


You can find the final competition results here, and please enjoy the below pictures from the competition:

Andrew Ward and the GBR head coach Sheridan WrayAndrew giving instruction to the hand out spottersAndrew Ward getting a pep talk from the head coach Sheridan WrayAndrew Ward 162kg Bench Press at the IPF Worlds Bench Press Championships 2021Andrew Ward Celebrating getting three good lifts, a smile on his face and a finger in the air wearing the GBR team kitAndrew Ward fist bumping head coach Sheridan WrayBen Hampson, Andrew Ward, and Eddie Berglund at the IPF World Bench Championships 2021All of the competitors in the days competition - World Bench Press Championships IPF 2021Andrew Ward and 14-time World Bench Champion and World Record holder Daiki Kodama in the hotel lobby in 2021Japan Bench Team and the Great Britain Bench Team at the IPF Bench Press World Championships 2021