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Movement in the lower trunk and legs affected to a high degree.

The movement of one leg affected to a high degree.

Short stature athlete.

Absence of one leg, mid-thigh.

The absence of both lower legs.


Powerlifters have highly affected movement in the legs, short stature, or the loss of limbs.

They are grouped by weight and must have two good arms to compete.

 Powerlifting Heavyweight is a competition class at the Paris 2024 Paralympics