USA Weightlifting Features IWF Awards USA Athle...

IWF Awards USA Athletes Grant

July 18, 2017, 11:43 a.m. (ET)

The International Weightlifting Federation awarded USA Weightlifting a development grant to help grow the sport and support athletes facing financial burdens participating in our sport. 

The grant of shoes and singlets are designed to help American athletes facing financial hardship achieve success on the platform.

"Part of our mission is to grow the sport of Olympic Weightlifting in the United States," USA Weightlifting CEO Phil Andrews said. "We are grateful to the IWF for their support in fulfilling our mission and are thankful for the opportunity."

USA Weightlifting is accepting applications from clubs and individuals interested in receiving the grant. Clubs and individuals will be selected based on need and their financial hardships. 

Click here to apply.

Those selected will be notified by USA Weightlifting and will have to provide proof of financial hardship.