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Table 2 Average absolute (kg) maximum successful lift of those who won and lost in IPF and WP sanctioned competitions

From: What are the odds? Identifying factors related to competitive success in powerlifting

Weight class Squat Bench press Deadlift
Won Lost Won Lost Won Lost
Female 117.45 (27.28) 106.01 (22.81) 65.31 (14.72) 59.18 (12.70) 141.88 (25.98) 130.20 (23.11)
47 kg^ 87.22 (19.02) 78.10 (16.24) 51.02 (11.61) 48.93 (13.15) 113.32 (16.28)* 102.13 (20.44)
48 kg# 98.78 (21.87) 98.38 (12.32) 58.72 (11.81) 56.75 (10.91) 125.31 (23.36) 122.38 (15.28)
52 kg^ 100.23 (20.44) 91.68 (16.95) 56.62 (11.81) 52.07 (9.67) 123.94 (21.70) 115.40 (19.76)
53 kg# 99.51 (16.47) 95.75 (17.46) 55.01 (10.73) 52.15 (9.99) 124.14 (18.95) 123.52 (21.64)
57 kg^ 105.51 (20.86) 96.12 (20.51) 61.52 (12.53) 55.16 (11.85) 132.31 (21.62) 122.00 (23.32)
58 kg# 108.12 (18.91) 99.19 (13.76) 61.08 (13.35)* 56.44 (10.04) 136.93 (20.44) 126.37 (17.36)
63 kg^ 113.10 (22.61) 101.69 (19.53) 63.84 (13.41) 56.84 (11.20) 140.09 (24.31) 126.54 (20.58)
64 kg# 120.84 (25.37) 108.00 (21.68) 65.96 (13.64) 58.59 (11.59) 146.97 (27.03) 130.65 (24.04)
72 kg#^ 122.91 (23.12) 108.27 (21.58) 66.70 (12.69) 59.40 (11.89) 148.37 (24.34) 132.05 (22.29)
84 kg#^ 126.28 (24.49) 111.20 (25.03) 69.68 (14.89) 62.59 (14.06) 149.49 (23.50) 135.30 (23.53)
84 kg+^ 133.46 (32.96) 117.64 (25.54) 72.49 (15.92) 66.96 (13.88) 154.35 (27.75) 140.81 (22.89)
100 kg# 133.79 (29.12)* 119.44 (27.00) 75.39 (16.48) 64.54 (13.70) 153.00 (24.08) 142.69 (27.52)
100 kg+# 138.77 (37.43) 127.60 (17.89) 74.55 (15.15) 71.53 (5.19) 145.00 (20.74) 139.63 (12.81)
Male 202.47 (48.84) 184.34 (37.92) 133.04 (31.73) 120.89 (25.91) 235.15 (44.52) 217.08 (36.44)
59 kg^ 137.81 (34.88) 144.37 (44.43) 91.28 (19.08) 88.56 (15.73) 170.49 (32.04) 167.62 (35.31)
62 kg# 114.80 (38.63)* 181.00 (83.44) 79.85 (28.03) 100.13 (25.30) 156.60 (42.00) 179.00 (35.68)
66 kg^ 155.79 (32.04) 151.14 (27.73) 100.30 (20.22) 96.81 (20.16) 191.15 (34.19)* 183.04 (28.11)
69 kg# 155.70 (36.21) 157.28 (32.27) 98.47 (18.34) 98.88 (20.43) 191.00 (38.85) 190.08 (28.86)
74 kg^ 182.10 (34.19) 166.32 (32.19) 119.40 (23.74) 107.37 (21.99) 217.88 (34.30) 200.20 (31.23)
77 kg# 180.25 (39.58) 169.54 (38.38) 117.77 (24.53)* 110.07 (23.88) 214.87 (38.75)* 201.71 (37.07)
83 kg^ 200.55 (34.08) 174.41 (30.19) 129.92 (21.13) 113.93 (20.26) 235.05 (34.73) 208.84 (31.75)
85 kg# 191.02 (38.41)* 178.58 (30.02) 125.34 (28.49) 118.54 (20.79) 224.36 (33.38) 210.50 (31.07)
93 kg^ 212.76 (33.23) 189.26 (30.51) 141.15 (22.41) 124.09 (20.42) 248.94 (32.45) 223.40 (31.71)
94 kg# 215.80 (34.14) 190.76 (31.87) 141.50 (22.75) 124.49 (21.16) 249.99 (32.78) 223.04 (32.22)
105 kg#^ 219.27 (34.86) 199.00 (35.06) 147.97 (26.14) 132.37 (24.68) 255.16 (34.47) 231.37 (34.65)
120 kg#^ 227.71 (41.68) 201.45 (39.52) 148.97 (27.01) 133.85 (26.62) 256.48 (37.60) 233.19 (34.60)
120 kg+#^ 251.24 (68.63) 238.70 (60.57) 161.95 (37.55) 160.43 (37.77) 263.97 (48.92) 256.37 (46.67)
  1. Data are mean (standard deviation). * P < 0.05, P < 0.01, P < 0.001 when compared to lost. # World Powerlifting (WP), ^ International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)