Kathmandu -The World Para Powerlifting Organization(WPPO), the federation for the sport of powerlifting for athletes with disabilities, based in Bonn, Germany, collaboratively with the Zhangkong Barbell Company ( ZKC) of China, donated the sport equipment under the project ” More Than Medals” listed below to National Para Powerlifting Sport Association -Nepal ( NPPSA – Nepal) to support the development of the sport of para powerlifting and to encourage the sport participation of the persons with disabilities.
1. 1× Para Powerlifting Bench set
2. 1× Para Powerlifting bar
3. 2× Para Powerlifting collars
4. 2× Para Powerlifting Riscs racks
5. 4× 25Kg Para Powerlifting discs
6. 2× 20 Kg Para Powerlifting discs
7. 2× 15 Kg Para Powerlifting discs
8. 2× 10 Kg Para Powerlifting discs
The total weight of equipment is 430 kg including 180 kg of para powerlifting discs. The total price of the equipment is 5000 euro and the donation include shipment to the nearest seaport.
After receiving equipment , the president of NPPSA-Nepal Mr. Tek Bahadur Gurung said that donation as well as collaboration and support will greatly aid to the association in increasing the sport participation opportunities for persons with disabilities and improving their physical social and mental well-being. So we are very excited and hopeful to get such kind of cooperation, collaboration and support in the days to come as well.