University World Championships team lands in Poland

Sept. 19, 2018, 4:49 p.m. (ET)

Team USA is ready to take the platform at the 2018 University World Championships, starting Thursday in Biala Podiaski, Poland.

"We're proud to put such a strong team up on the International stage," USA Weightlifting Senior Director of Sports Performance and Coaching Education, Mike Gattone said. "This will be a great opportunity for these athletes to experience a world class event. We look forward to watching them win medals.”

Team USA Women:

Athlete

Weight Cat.

Hometown

Coach

Club

Competition Time (All times Mountain)

Veronica Restrepo

48kg A

Wyndmoor, PA

Jim Rutter

Philadelphia Barbell

Thurs. 9/20

6AM

Megan Grantom

53kg A

Austin, TX

Justin Thacker

Team L.A.B.

Thurs. 9/20 10AM

Ellen Kercher

53kg

Johnson City, TN

Satoshi Miuguchi

Stoneage Weightlifting Club

Thurs. 9/20 10AM

Kaija Bramwell

58kg A

Queen Creek, AZ

Eric Bramwell

Power and Grace Performance

Fri. 9/21 4AM

Taylor Turner

63kg A

St. Johns, FL

Vance Newgard

Vero Beach Weightlifting

Fri. 9/21 8AM

Allison Fleming

63kg A

Daytona Beach, FL

Andrew Mattox

Florida Elite

Fri. 9/21 8AM

Aria Bremner

69kg A

Davidson, NC

Yashi Rose

Harrisburg Weightlifting Club

Sat. 9/22 4AM

Kaitlyn Cooper

75kg

Shelby Township, MI

Matt Adamcheck

4 Star Strength

Sat. 9/22 8AM

 

Team USA Men:

Athlete

Weight Cat.

Hometown

Coach

Club

Competition Time (All times Mountain)

Joseph Garcia

56kg A

Miami, FL

Pablo Roman

Crossfit Musclefarm

Thurs. 9/20

8AM

Kenny Wilkins

69kg A

Round Rock, TX

Vance Newgard

Vero Beach Weightlifting

Fri. 9/21 6:30AM

Dominic Stolle

77kg A

Houston, TX

Jason Starks

California Strength

Fri. 9/21 10AM

Christian Rodriguez Ocasio

85kg A

Johnson City, TN

Satoshi Mizuguchi

Stoneage Weightlifting Club

Sat. 9/22 6AM

David Lamb

85kg A

Tualatin, OR

Christopher Swartz

Iron Beaver Weightlifting

Sat. 9/22 6AM

Matthew McCarty

105kg A

Ann Arbor, MI

Tyler Depuydt

West Michigan Muscle

Sun. 9/23 2AM

Nathan Lewis

105kg A

Arlington, WA

Wil Fleming

Force Weightlifting

Sun. 9/23 2AM

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