Global Powerlifting Alliance/

International Powerlifting Organization

AGM

12/11/16

 

Countries in Attendance:

USA

Russia

Finland

Greece

Moldova

Croatia

Ukraine

 

Meeting began at 8:55 PM

 

Old Business:

 

None

 

New Business:

 

IPO

 

1.      Should the multiply division be added as a separate event/category in IPO?

 

Motion:  USA

Second:  Russia

Nays have it.

 

2.     Should submaster class be eliminated and change age categories to the following:

Children, Teens, and Juniors will stay the same, Open will become 24-39, Masters classes will be 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80+.

 

Motion:  Russia

Second:  USA

Ayes have it.

 

3.     Should a category be added for physically disabled athletes at promoter’s choice?

 

Motion:  Russia

Second:  Moldova

Ayes have it.

 

4.     Should a drug tested division be added to IPO – IPO-D?  It would be the promoter’s decision for that contest.

       (All drug tested contests are at the promoters request.  The promoter is responsible for the cost and implementation of all drug tests"

 

Motion:  Russia

Second:  USA

Ayes have it.

  

Future GPA World Competitions will be held in the following countries:

 

2017 – Argentina

 

2018 – Republic of Georgia,  The Republic of Georgia and Ukraine have made a bid for 2018.  The final decision will be made after reviewing all proposals and a final vote at the AGM in 2017.

 

GPA

 

1.     Should submaster class be eliminated and change age categories to the following:

Children, Teens, and Juniors will stay the same, Open will become 24-39, Masters classes will be 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80+.

 

Motion:  Russia

Second:  USA

Ayes have it.

 

2.     A proposal from Greece to host the European GPA/IPO contest in 2017.

 

Motion:  USA

Second:  Russia

Ayes have it.

 

3.     Should a category for children aged 8-12 be added?

 

Motion:  Ukraine

Second:  No second

No vote.

 

4.     Should a category be added for physically disabled athletes at promoter’s choice?

 

Motion:  Russia

Second:  Moldova

Ayes have it.

 

Meeting ended at 10:40 PM

 

 

Minutes by GPA/IPO Secretary, Dana Trip

 

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