National Championships 2022

National Championships 2022

Malaysian Association For Powerlifting (MAP) is ecstatic to announce the arrival of our very first Raw Nationals. A staggering cash prize of total RM6K has been added to the pool, sponsored by the Malaysian Association For Powerlifting. This meet will serve as the final stage for athletes who wish to qualify for international competitions under Team Malaysia. Only nominated and invited athletes are qualified to compete for medals and placings.


25-26 June 2022

Seafield Banquet Hall, Amara Subang Jaya

SEA Cup 2022

Southeast Asian Cup 2022

The International Powerlifting Federation, Asian Powerlifting Federation, and Malaysian Association For Powerlifting would like to invite all IPF Member Nations of Southeast Asia – Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, and Malaysia, to join the inaugural SEA Cup from 15th-18th of September 2022, in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.


15-18 September 2022

Trove Hotel, Johor Bahru

Sarawak Open: Battle of the East 2022

Sarawak Powerlifting Association (SPA), one of the state federations of MAP, is proud and happy to announce its very first IPF sanctioned and biggest Powerlifting meet in Sarawak, Malaysia. Open to any MAP member, this competition serves as the National Qualifier for year 2023, which is one of the steps needed to be taken for athletes who wish to qualify for National Championships, as well as any future international meets.


29-30 October 2022

AEON Mall Kuching Central, Sarawak

Strength Academy Classic 2023

Opened to any MAP members, the Strength Academy Classic 2023 is a local meet sanctioned by The Malaysia Association for Powerlifting. Hosted by Strength Academy MY, this competition serves as the final National Qualifier meet for the upcoming National Championships, which has been scheduled to be held in May 2023.


25-26 February 2023

Da Men Mall, Subang USJ

Bench Press Only Event 2023

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural of MAP Bench Press Only Meet 2023. Credit to Savage Gears as our venue sponsor, this single-lift contest is an IPF sanctioned event. The heaviest lift for each weight class will be set as new National Records under the Bench Press Single-Lift category. Do you have what it takes to be crowned the strongest bench presser in Malaysia?


19 March 2023

Savage Gears HQ, Taman SEA

National Powerlifting Championships 2023

This event features a debutant battle among all states in Malaysia, where athletes get to compete as representative according to their IC code or state memberships, except for International Guest Lifters. All qualified athletes of each weight and age categories will be contending for an opportunity to earn a spot into the National Team for the incoming IPF international meets.


27-28 May 2023

Da Men Mall, Subang USJ

Sarawak Powerlifting Open 2023

Whether you're seasoned lifter or new to the sport, this is your chance to prove your mettle and take your passion for powerlifting to new heights. This event also opens door to higher levels of competition, providing a chance to represent your state for the 2024 National Powerlifting Championships. A total of hefty RM6000 cash prize will be paid out to all the best overall athletes.


29-30 July 2023

AEON Mall Kuching Central, Sarawak

Johor Powerlifting Open 2023

Johor Association for Powerlifting (JAP), one of the state federations of MAP, is proud and thrilled to announce its very first IPF sanctioned Powerlifting event in Johor, Malaysia. Get ready to witness raw power and unrivalled strength as the strongest athletes across the region gather to compete in this state level competition. The meet will serve as a qualifying stage for lifters to stand a chance to compete in the 2024 National Powerlifting Championships.


28-29 October 2023

Johor Bahru City Centre, Johor

Asian Classic Powerlifting Championships 2023

The International Powerlifting Federation, Asian Powerlifting Federation, and Malaysian Association For Powerlifting invite the IPF Member Nations in the Asian Region, to participate in the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championships, scheduled to be held from 10-18 December, in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.


10-18 December 2023

Trove Hotel Johor Bahru

Strength Academy Classic 2024

For the 3rd year in a row, the Strength Academy Classic 2024 is a local meet hosted by Strength Academy MY and sanctioned under The Malaysia Association for Powerlifting. The event also features a non-sanction meet, Strength Academy Novice Cup on the 19th. Scheduled to be held in Pearl Point Shopping Mall, SAC2024 will be served as the last National Qualifier meet for the upcoming National Championships.


20-21 January 2024

Pearl Point Mall, Kuala Lumpur

Sarawak Powerlifting Closed 2024

Hosted by Sarawak Powerlifting Association, the inaugural Sarawak Powerlifting Closed 2024 is opened for Sarawakians only, an event sanctioned under the Malaysian Association for Powerlifting. Both new and seasoned lifters are welcomed to join this state-only meet, which also serves as a final qualification for the National Championships 2024. State lifters in this event are eligible to break state and national records.

State Only

3-4 February 2024

Strength Asylum, Kuching Sarawak

Bench Press Championships 2024

Co-hosted with Sunway University, the MAP Bench Press Championships 2024 is scheduled to be held on the 9th of March. Get ready to showcase the strength and seize a chance to break new national records in this single-lift IPF sanctioned competition in Malaysia.


9 March 2024

Sunway University, Subang Jaya

National Powerlifting Championships 2024

Get ready for a grand showdown as the greatest powerlifting saga in Malaysia is about to unfold. A staggering total cash prize pool of RM7.6k is awaiting the valiant champions who dare to conquer the platform. In partnership with SBD and Hansu Malaysia, all nominated and invited athletes are going head-to-head in their respective weight and age categories, whereby the winners can earn a spot into the Malaysian National Team for the 2024-2025 roster.


24-26 May 2024

Da Men Mall, Subang USJ