Obviously it was voted (old proposal about 2003 I seem to remember) out but what is your opinion?
After sentence which reads:
The lifter must then return the bar to arms length with no excessive/immoderate uneven extension of the arms, both arms locking out simultaneously/together. Insert the following:-
In the course of pressing out, the bar must travel a minimum distance of 15 cm i.e. from the highest point of the chest to the underside of the bar when the arms are fully extended.
Causes for Disqualification of a Bench Press.
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Failure to press the bar to full extension of the arms with at least 15 cm of movement.
It has become quite obvious that the sport of powerlifting is being ridiculed now that a “shrug of the shoulders” appears to be all that is needed to be an acceptable movement / within the rules.