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Last Updated on March 4, 2023 by Andrew Pirie

.Philippines Powerlifting 2018

Philippines Powerlifting 2018

Kitakyushu 2018: Siamand Rahman delivers

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TEHRAN – Siamand Rahman from Iran claimed a gold medal at the Asia-Oceania Open Powerlifting Championships on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Tehran Times

Iranian comfortably wins the continental title and targets an attack on the world record.

Siamand Rahman may not have broken a record this time.

Still, his sole presence put him in the spotlight as he comfortably won the men’s over 107kg. On the final day (September 12) of competition at the Asia-Oceania Open Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan.

The world’s strongest Paralympian lifted 280 kg in his second round.

He then surprisingly failed his attempt at 285 kg. But the Iranian Ppowerlifter is not worried. His goal was to win the title and achieve qualification for Tokyo 2020, and he did.

“I will put my gold medal together with my others in my room,” Rahman said.

Rahman may not have broken a record this time. But his sole presence put him in the spotlight as he comfortably won the gold medal.

The world’s strongest Paralympian won the Gold thanks to a 280 kg lift in the men’s over 107kg.

According to the competition’s official website. The world and Paralympic record holder lifted 270kg in his first move to secure the gold medal in the first step.

The 30-year-old Iranian hoisted 280kg on the second attempt. And then lost 285kg in the last move since he didn’t need to put more pressure on himself.

“I will put my gold medal together with my others in my room,” Rahman told Paralympic.org.



Powerlifting Philippines  – 11 YRS OLD JOSE DAYAO 111 ‘SUPERBOY’ OF PHILIPPINE SPORTS Powerlifting and Chess

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‘Super Boy of Philippine Sports, Jose Masangkay Dayao 111, will play his two favorite sports, the Powerlifting event & the Chess Tournament.

The 11 yr old student of Legarda Elementary School (LES) & Team Cyber Muscle Gym has two divisions of Philippine Powerlifting records.

In the 33kg Boy’s developmental divisions, he holds the record for (Philippines Bench press-38kg, Deadlift-75.5kg, and Total-165.5kg).

He also holds the new Philippine record in the 38kg Boy’s developmental category (Squat-70kg, Philippines Bench press-38kg, Total-188kg).

Dayao is one the best youngest Powerlifters today and World Sub-junior silver medalist Veronica Ompod-43kg, 17 yrs of age of Leyte sports academy (LSA).

Asian Silver medalist Aeron Casamayor 18 yrs old-53kg men’s junior division of Teresa Bodyworx & Daisy Grace Lipasana 52kg women’s junior division of University of Santo Tomas (UST).

Father coach Cirilo Dayao said he trains his son five times a week with a Powerlifting program. His youngest son Jose 111, is one of our future world champions & prospective world record holders.

Coach Dayao is humble thanks to Ramon Debuque & Eddie Torres PAP, President (of the Powerlifting Association of the Philippines). They also gave the powerlifting m of Powerliuper Boy Jose Dayao 111 practice weightlifting and chess with his longtime Father, coach Cirilo.

He is going to play in the 3rd MCCA Non-master 2000 invitational Chess challenge on July 14, 2018, at Caloocan city, PCA 120th Edition Non-master 1950 & Kiddies U14 1900 Chess Tournament on July 21, 2018, at SM Bicutan, and Chess Circle Rapid Tournament on August 5, 2018, at Meralco multi-purpose hall.

He also plans to go to her Super champion & Olympic Silver medalist ate Hidilyn Diaz, to teach him a better weightlifter.


March 3, 2018
A 10-year-old grade 5 student of Legarda Elementary School the ‘Super Boy’ of Philippine Sports Jose “Sunday” Masangkay Dayao 111 of Cyber Muscle Gym Team living in Bayani street., Barangay San Isidro, Galas, Quezon City.
Last week he dominated again the 33kg developmental category at the 2018 Dewfoam Philippines Bench Press Championships held in Kinetix Lab Commonwealth, Q.C. 
His first attempt to lift 32.5kg in the Philippines bench press competition surpasses his body weight of 32.1 kilograms and follows his 2nd attempt of 37.5kg his best bench press ever made in the competition and making him a champion again & bringing home the gold medal in his gym.
And in last year’s competition on October 29, 2017, he broke eight times the Philippine national record in the 2017 Philippine Luzon Open & National Interschool Raw Powerlifting Championships.
He broke 2 in the Philippines Bench press competition (1st attempt -34kg, 2nd Attempt-35kg)  2 in the Deadlift competition ( 1st attempt-75kg, 2nd attempt-75.5kg), 2 in the Singlet Bench press (1st attempt-34kg, 2nd attempt-35kg) & 2 in the Total lift of (165.5kg), he won gold medal & best lifter award in this Powerlifting event.
His Father & Head coach Cirilo Dayao said his Super Boy son is our future world champion in Powerlifting & the Future world champion in the world Bench press competition.
Aside from Super Boy Dayao, the other competitors who get their gold medals in the 2018 Dewfoam Philippines Bench Press Championships are
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Men’s division of Zest Power gym

  • Mark Abad-74kg Open division,
  • Vlademeer Sorezo-83kg master 1 division
  • Edgardo Munar-74kg master 2 division
  • Rolando Maye- master 2 division
  • Romeo Tayawa-59kg master 1 division,

Women’s division gold medalist champion

  • Achelle Guion-47kg open & master 1 division
  • Chelsea Cacho-47kg novice division of Gayanes Gorillas gym
  • Grace Del Barrio-63kg High school division (SEATTI)
  • Danielle Maxine Fugen-72kg college division (University of Asia Pacific), Joyce Gail Reboton-72kg open division. 


1. ‘Super Boy’ JOSE “SUNDAY” MASANGKAY DAYAO 111- Lifting 75.5kg for a record-breaking attempt. At the 2017 Luzon Open & National Interschool Raw Powerlifting Championships held in Great Eastern Hotel Quezon Avenue Quezon City.
2. ‘Super Boy’ JOSE “SUNDAY” MASANGKAY DAYAO 111- Lifting 35kg for breaking a Philippine national record in the Philippines Bench press competition
3. Father & Son: ‘Super Boy’ JOSE “SUNDAY” MASANGKAY DAYAO 111-33kg Developmental division accepts the Gold medalist & Best awards Lifter Award.
Head coach of Cyber Muscle Gym Team CIRILO DAYAO accepts his Silver Medal at the 2017 Raw Philippines Bench Press Championships. Held in Robinson’s mall Malabon last year’s December 2, 2017 competition.

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By Andrew Pirie

Andrew was elected Vice President of the Association of Track and Field Statisticians in 2020 after being a member for 7 years. He has worked as a PSC Consultant and Research Assistant from 2013-2015, Consultant, and Sprint Coach at Zamboanga Sports Academy from 2015-2017. And Currently is Consultant Coach with VMUF 2021- Current editor and chief of Pinoyathletics.info, and has recently done consultancy work for Ayala Corp evaluating the Track and Field Program. Coaches Sprints, Middle and Jump events he is  Level 3 Athletics Australia Coaching Certification in Sprints and Hurdles. Currently working towards a Masters Degree in Education. He can be contacted on [email protected] You can find more information on Coaching here http://www.pinoyathletics.info/coaching-2/

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