February 11, 2019 UPDATE -- The Organizing Committee informed us that only two USA athletes per weight category will be allowed to compete. Rankings will be updated on the International Squad Standing page.
COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the 2019 British Weightlifting Championships - Senior Open in Coventry, England June 6-9, 2019. The event is held by British Weigh Lifting and is approved by the IWF as an Olympic Qualification Event in the Bronze Category.
2019 British Weightlifting Championships - Senior Open
June 6-9, 2019
Tokyo 2020 - BRONZE Qualifying Event
Men: 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, 109kg, +109kg
Women: 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, 87kg, +87kg
Athletes wishing to participate must understand this is a self-funded opportunity. Athletes will be responsible for all costs, including airfare and any lodging which is estimated to cost $120/night.
Please note athletes must meet all requirements expressed in the USA Weightlifting Selection Procedures, with particular attention paid to the USADA Lift Clean RTP requirement and minimum performance requirements needed to represent the USA on the international stage.
Full selection procedure available at:
Per the 2018-2020 ROBI Selection Procedures, those athletes in each contested weight category with the highest ROBI score will be given the opportunity to attend, using totals achieved at National or International Competition in the previous six months to the final qualification event (2019 American Open Series 1.)
Expression of Interest must be made by Friday, February 1, 2019 at 4PM Mountain time.
Expression of interest form:https://goo.gl/forms/s4oH2WFwEtMtiJiu1