USA Weightlifting Features Olympic Team Qualif...

Olympic Team Qualified

May 16, 2008, 12 a.m. (ET)

USA Weightlifting qualified Olympic team for Beijing at the 2008 Olympic Team Trials in Atlanta, Georgia.  In order of ranking, men's team and alternates include:  Kendrick Farris of Shreveport, LA, 85kg; Chad Vaughn of Austin, TX, 77kg; Casey Burgener of Bonsall, CA, +105 kg; Lance Frye of Moorestown, NJ, 77kg.  The women's team and alternates, in order of ranking, include:  Melanie Roach, 53 kg, of Bonney Lake, WA; Carissa Gump, 63 kg, of Colorado Springs, CO; Natalie Woolfolk, 63 kg of Colorado Springs, CO; Cheryl Haworth, +75 kg of Savannah, GA; Cara Heads, 69 kg of Shreveport, LA.