USA Weightlifting

Jun 12 Team USA ready for 2013 Pan Am Championships

June 12, 2013, 5:12 p.m. (ET)

USA Weightlifting looks to continue a strong 2013 international campaign as it heads to the Isla Margarita, Venezuela, June 22-30 for the Pan American Championships. A field that is highlighted by 2012 Olympians Holley Mangold and Sarah Robles, and IWF World Junior silver medalist Jenny Arthur, Team USA’s lineup boasts international experience and success.

“As one of the premiere international events, the Pan Am Championships offers our athletes the opportunity to display their skills on the global stage,” said USA Weightlifting CEO Michael Massik. “USA Weightlifting is proud of its athletes and looks forward to another successful competition.”

The 2013 Pan American Championships roster:

Women
Kelly Rexroad-Williams (Flowery Branch, Ga.), 48 kg-24th June at 4pm       

     RESULTS: Snatch 69kg miss/ 69kg make/ 71kg miss (7th)

                    C+J 80kg make /83kg make / 86kg miss (9th

                    Total 155kg,  8th

Breanne Bassler Havard (Seabrook, Texas), 53 kg-24th June at 4pm

     RESULTS: Snatch 70kg miss/ 70kg miss/ 70kg make (8th)

                   C+J 85kg miss/ 85kg make/ 88kg make (8th) 

                    Total 158kg, 7th  

Cortney Batchelor (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 58 kg-26th June at 4pm

     RESULTS: Snatch 78kg make/ 80kg make/ 82kg miss (8th) 

                    C+J 98kg miss/98kg miss/98kg make (9th) 

                    Total 178kg, 8th 

Jenny Arthur (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 69 kg-27th June at 6pm

     RESULTS: Snatch 93kg make/ 96kg make / 98kg miss (BRONZE)

                   C+J 115kg miss/115kg miss/115kg make (5th) 

                    Total 211 (SILVER)

Allie Henry (Marquette, Mich.), 69 kg-27th June at 6pm

     RESULTS: Snatch 93kg make/ 96kg make/ 98kg (SILVER)

                    C+J 109kg miss/109kg make/ 113kg miss (9th)

                    Total 207kg (4th) 

Sarah Robles (Mesa, Ariz.), 75+ kg-29th June at 2pm    

     RESULTS: Snatch 115kg (SILVER)/C+J 146kg (GOLD)/Total 261kg (GOLD)        

Shelbie Serpan (Johnson City, Tenn.), 75+ kg-29th June at 2pm

     RESULTS: Snatch 96kg/C+J 130/Total 226 kg (6th)

Men
James Tatum (Charlotte, N.C.), 77 kg-26th June 6pm

     RESULTS: Snatch 137kg miss/ 137kg make/ 140kg miss, C+J 155kg make/ 160kg make / 169kg miss, Total 297kg, 10th place 

Colin Burns (Monroe, Wis.), 85 kg-27th June at 4pm  

     RESULTS: Snatch 150kg miss/150kg miss/150kg make (BRONZE), C+J 160kg make/ 175kg miss /175kg miss, Total 310kg 

Travis Cooper (Charlotte, N.C.), 85 kg-27th June at 6pm    

     RESULTS: Snatch 145kg make/149kg make/151kg miss, C+J 181kg make/ 187kg make (BRONZE)/ 191kg miss, Total 335kg (BRONZE)

Jared Fleming (Shreveport, La.), 94 kg -28th June at 2pm

     RESULTS: Snatch 0/C+J 189kg/Total 0 

Jonathan North (Charlotte, N.C.), 94 kg-28th June at 2pm    

     RESULTS: Snatch 154kg/C+J 180kg/Total 334kg, 4th place           

Donovan Ford (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 105 kg-28th June at 6pm 

     RESULTS: Snatch 170kg(SILVER)/C+J 201kg (BRONZE)/Total 371kg (BRONZE)               

David Garcia (Sacramento, Calif.), 105 kg-28th June at 6pm  

      RESULTS: Snatch 157kg/C+J O/NO TOTAL           

Shane Maier (Chicago, Ill.), 105+ kg-29th June at 4pm           

     RESULTS: Snatch 168kg/C+J 213kg/Total 381kg 

Team USA will be led by coaches Zygmunt Smalcerz, Paul Doherty and Joe Micela.

*Times are in  Venezuelan Standard Time (VET)



Collin Burns (85kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown 

Cortney Batchelor (58kg) -Photo by Dawn Brown

James Tatum (77kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Kelly Rexroad-Williams (48kg), Cortney Batchelor (58kg) and Breanne Bassler Harvard (53kg) -Photo by Dawn Brown

Photo by Dawn Brown

Shane Maier (105+kg) -Photo by Dawn Brown

Team Leader Peter Roselli, Coach Zygmunt Smalcerz -Photo by Dawn Brown

Donovan Ford (105kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Coach Joe Micela & Breanne Bassler Harvard (53kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Shelbie Serpan (75+kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Jenny Arthur (69kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Breanne Bassler Harvard (53kg)

Donovan Ford (94kg), Breanne Bassler Harvard (53kg), Jared Fleming (94kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

2013 Pan American Championships Venue Site -Photo by Cortney Batchelor

Team Photo-Photo by Dawn Brown

Breanne Bassler Harvard (53kg)

Colin Burns (85kg) & Coach Paul Dorhety-Photo by Dawn Brown 

Colin Burns (85kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Jenny Arthur (69kg), Ali Henry (69kg), Shelbie Serpan (75+kg), and Sarah Robles (75+kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Coach Joe Micela, Kelly Williams (48kg), Breanne Harvard (53kg), Coach Zygmunt Smalcera, Donovan Ford (105kg) Cortney Batchelor (58kg) and Ali Henry (69kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Travis Cooper (85kg), Jared Fleming (94kg), David Garcia (105kg), Donovan Ford (105kg)-Photo by Dawn Brown

Team USA-Photo by Dawn Brown

Team USA-Photo by Dawn Brown

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