The first World Cup among students in powerlifting is to be held in Russia
In 2019, powerlifting was included in the sports program of the annual University World Cups. All these competitions are united by the International University Sport Federation (FISU). FISU develops and promotes sports among students all around the world.
Preparations for the Cup started in December 2020. Athletes will compete for 19 sets of awards:
- 16 — individual classification;
- 2 — in the absolute category;
- 1 — in the team competition.
The winners will be determined on July 25-29, 2022.