2012 US Olympic Mens Team

May 21, 2012, 12:53 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO.-USA Weightlifting is happy to report upon the conclusion of the 2012 Pan American Championships, the United States Men's team ranked fourth in the Olympic Qualification Event, thereby securing a men's Olympic slot for Team USA, subject to the results of drug testing.

Based upon USA Weightlifting Olympic Qualification selection procedures Kendrick Farris has been nominated to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men's Weightlifting Team. 

Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela and Chile rounded out the top seven teams ranked to earn a 2012 Olympic slot at the 2012 Pan American Championships.

Please note that all nominations are not final and are subject to approval by the USOC board of directors.  Additionally this nomination is pending the drug testing results from the event at this time.