by Armando M. At the 37th Women’s and 46th Men’s Powerlifting World Championships, held in Orlando, (Florida, USA); IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, decided to present the “IFBB Spirit Award” to top officials of the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF); as a token of appreciation for the institutional and personal relationship between both sport federations.
The awards, a sculptured depiction of our logo, were presented by Orlando local resident and IFBB Vice President, Javier Pollock. The recipients – IPF President, Mr. Gaston Parage, and IPF General Secretary, Mr. Robert Keller – were honored during the championship’s closing dinner on Saturday evening, 19th November 2016, after a full week of successful competition and 50 world records broken.
Picture: (Courtesy of Sigurjón Pétursson). IFBB Vice-president Javier Pollock (center), presenting awards to Mr. Robert Keller (left) and IPF President, Mr. Gaston Parage (right).