USA Weightlifting Features Talent Identificatio...

Talent Identification

June 25, 2013, 1:29 p.m. (ET)

USA Weightlifting to hold Talent Identification Sessions at 2013 National Championships

USA Weightlifting will hold Talent Identification Sessions on July 25 at the 2013 USA Weightlifting National Championships in Cincinnati, Ohio. The sessions will give athletes of all abilities the opportunity to showcase their strengths while in front of prestigious coaches such as Team USA National Coach Zygmunt Smalcerz and advanced level Olympic Weightlifting coaches. Athletes will be evaluated on the Snatch and Clean & Jerk.

“We are searching for current and former athletes of all ages and abilities who have strength trained and conditioned throughout their lives and seek to carry on their athletic careers while representing their country,” said CEO Michael Massik. “USAW realizes that the Olympic Lifts are utilized by many: Collegiate athletes, CrossFit athletes and weekend warriors that all have incredible talent and enormous strengths. As the direct route to the U.S. Olympic Team, USA Weightlifting offers the opportunity for athletes of all abilities and ages to ultimately reach the world’s highest level—the Olympic Games.”

While the event is tentatively scheduled to run from 3-7 p.m., times are subject to change depending on the number of registered athletes. The Talent Identification Sessions will be free of charge and all athletes of all abilities are welcome!

To register to attend this Talent Identification sessions please email