World Heavy Events Association organizes happenings and competitions for many events. It also offer the choice of co-operation for other special events to organize their action under the Clean Sport principles via World Heavy Events Association.

The competitions under WHEA jurisdiction along with the happenings of our co-operators via WHEA are committed to the anti-doping work as our other events, too and the athletes are under the anti-doping contract in the competitions, as well as in the training season.


In Grip Events the athletes grip and finger power is measured with multiple events like thick axle lifts as max or repetations, time holds and different kind of pinch and block lifts along with the legendary one arm deadlift.

WHEA competitions are having the following classes: Women: -55kg, -65kg, -75kg and Open, Men: 70, -85kg, -100kg and Open. Masters over 40 yrs are having own class also for men and women, but currently without weight classes. 

WHEA regocnizes national and World records under the doping monitored competitions. 

WHEA World Grip Championships have been organized since 2015 and it is the World Championships competition in grip sports under the anti-doping program. 

If your country don´t have national qualifier for the World Championships, you may apply a spot directly from 

WHEA World Grip Championships 2020 will be held in Arendal, Norway 21st, Nov. 2020. Apply a spot from info(@) worldheavyeventsassociation.com


In co-operation