International Competition Opportunities in France and Barbados

Aug. 09, 2019, 12:29 p.m. (ET)

France | Barbados


COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the 17th International Tournament of France "Denis Randon", November 16, 2019 in Clermont l’Hérault, FRA. The event is approved by the IWF as an Olympic Qualification Event in the Bronze Category. 

 

Tokyo 2020 - BRONZE Qualifying Event

 

Weight Categories

Men: 67kg, 73kg, 96kg, 109kg

Women: 55kg, 64kg, 76kg, 87kg

Athletes wishing to participate must understand this is a self-funded opportunity. Athletes will be responsible for all costs, including entry fee of €100 (~$115 USD), Anti-Doping fee ($25 USD), airfare, lodging & food (€130 [~$146 USD/night]) single room / (€110 [~$123 USD/night]) double room). The Organizing Committee will provide transportation between Montpellier Mediterranee International Airport and the meet hotel. 

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:

https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Weightlifting/Resources/Athlete-Information-and-Programs/2018-2020-Selection-Procedures

 

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. Eligible events include: 

 

2019 Senior Pan American Championships

2019 South American-Ibero-American Championships

2019 USAW National Championships

2019 Junior Pan American Championships

2019 IWF Junior World Championships

2019 British International Open

2019 USAW Youth National Championships

Tokyo 2020 Test Event

2019 Pan American Games

2019 USAW American Open Series 2

2019 Cup of the Blue Swords

2019 Youth Pan American Championships

2019 USAW American Open Series 3

Expression of Interest must be made by Tuesday, August 27 at noon Mountain time.

Expression of interest form: https://forms.gle/asPyy9RTr1B1fWuJ6

 


COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the 2019 Phillips & Springer Classic, November 30, 2019 in Christ Church, Barbados. The event IS *NOT* A TOKYO 2020 QUALIFYING EVENT.

 

Weight Categories (Youth, Junior, Senior, Masters)

Men: 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 96kg, 109kg, +109kg

Women: 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 76kg, 87kg, +87kg

Athletes wishing to participate must understand this is a self-funded opportunity. Athletes will be responsible for all costs, including entry fee ($15 U.S. Dollars), airfare and lodging and food. The organizing committee will not be arranging accommodation, so prices will vary, but expect to pay approximately $100/night. Transportation to and from the airport will be provided by the organizing committee.

 

To eliminate any doubt, this event IS *NOT* A TOKYO 2020 QUALIFYING EVENT.

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:

https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Weightlifting/Resources/Athlete-Information-and-Programs/2018-2020-Selection-Procedures

  

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. Eligible events include: 

 

2019 Senior Pan American Championships

2019 South American-Ibero-American Championships

2019 USAW National Championships

2019 Junior Pan American Championships

2019 IWF Junior World Championships

2019 British International Open

2019 USAW Youth National Championships

Tokyo 2020 Test Event

2019 Pan American Games

2019 USAW American Open Series 2

2019 Cup of the Blue Swords

2019 Youth Pan American Championships

2019 USAW American Open Series 3

Expression of Interest must be made by Tuesday, August 27 at noon Mountain time.

Expression of interest form: https://forms.gle/51gV9JFamzSqUZZAA