USA Weightlifting Features CJ Cummings Named Fi...

CJ Cummings Named Finalist for Team USA Best of June Award

By Kevin Farley | July 01, 2016, 10:28 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Thursday named CJ Cummings as a finalist for Best Male Athlete for the Team USA Best of June Award. 

Cummings, 16, broke three junior World Records Monday on his way to winning the International Weightlifting Federation's Junior World Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia.

According to the USOC, the Team USA Awards presented by Dow recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes year-round. Five female athletes, five male athletes and three teams are selected as finalists for the Best of the Month awards based on their competitive achievements over the past 30 days. The awards recognize athletes in all Olympic, Paralympic and Pan American sports, from archery to wrestling on the summer side, and alpine skiing to speedskating on the winter. 

You can vote for CJ by clicking here, or the big button below. Voting ends July 6.