USA Weightlifting

Bodyweight categories

There are eight (8) categories for men and junior men. All competitions under IWF rules must be held in the following categories and sequence:

MEN
56 kg ≤ 56.00kg 123.3 pounds
62 kg 56.01kg – 62.00kg 123.22 pounds-136.4 pounds
69 kg 62.01kg – 69.00kg 136.422 pounds-151.8 pounds 
77 kg 69.01kg – 77.00kg 151.822 pounds-169.4 pounds
85 kg 77.01kg – 85.00kg 169.422 pounds-187 pounds
94 kg 85.01kg – 94.00kg 187.002 pounds-206.8 pounds
105 kg 94.01kg – 105.00kg 206.822 pounds-231 pounds 
+105 kg ≥ 105.01kg  231.002 pounds 

There are seven (7) categories for women and junior women. All competitions under IWF rules must be held in the following categories and sequence:

WOMEN
48 kg ≤ 48.00kg 105.6 pounds
53 kg 48.01kg – 53.00kg 105.622 pounds-116.6 pounds 
58 kg 53.01kg – 58.00kg 116..622 pounds-127.6 pounds
63 kg 58.01kg – 63.00kg 127.622 pounds-138.6 pounds
69 kg 63.01kg – 69.00kg 138.622 pounds-151.8 pounds
75 kg 69.01kg – 75.00kg 151.822 pounds-165 pounds
+75 kg ≥ 75.01kg 165.022 pounds

There are eight categories for youth men (boys):

YOUTH MEN
50 kg ≤ 50.00
56 kg 50.01 – 56.00
62 kg 56.01 – 62.00
69 kg 62.01 – 69.00
77 kg 69.01 – 77.00
85 kg 77.01 – 85.00
94 kg 85.01 – 94.00
+94 kg ≥ 94.01

There are seven categories for youth women (girls):

YOUTH WOMEN
44 kg ≤ 44.00
48 kg 44.01 – 48.00
53 kg 48.01 – 53.00
58 kg 53.01 – 58.00
63 kg 58.01 – 63.00
69 kg 63.01 – 69.00
+69 kg ≥ 69.01

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