Tokyo 2020 Silver Qualifiers in Cuba and Uzbekistan

Dec. 03, 2019, 11:23 a.m. (ET)

CUBA | UZBEKISTAN


COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the XXXIX Manuel Suarez in Memoriam International Tournament, March 3-8, 2020 in Havana, CUB. The event is approved by the IWF as an Olympic Qualification Event in the Silver Category. 

 

Tokyo 2020 - Silver Qualifying Event

 

Weight Categories

Men: 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, 109kg, +109kg

Women: 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 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 entry fee of $120 USD, Anti-Doping fee ($30 USD), airfare, lodging & food approximately $75-90/night (double), $100-140/night (single). The Organizing Committee will provide transportation between the airport and the meet hotels. 

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: 

 

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

2019 Pan American Games

2019 World Championships

2019 San Diego Open

12th Mediterranean Cup

49th Challenge 210

Alexander Cup

Naim Suleymanoglu International Tournament

17th International Tournament of France "Denis Randon"

2019 Phillips & Springer Classic, South American, Ibero-American & CSLP Junior Championships

2019 American Open Finals

 

Expression of Interest must be made by Friday, December 6 at 8AM Mountain

Expression of interest form: https://forms.gle/osPnpYMxmAMMg8Gn9

 


 COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the 6th International Solidarity Weightlifting Championships, February 8-12, 2020 in Tashkent, UZB. The event is approved by the IWF as an Olympic Qualification Event in the Silver Category. 

 

Tokyo 2020 - Silver Qualifying Event

 

Weight Categories

Men: 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, 109kg, +109kg

Women: 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 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 entry fee of $100 USD, Anti-Doping fee ($30 USD), airfare, lodging & food approximately $120/night (double), $130/night (single). The Organizing Committee will provide transportation between the airport and the meet hotels. 

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: 

 

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

2019 Pan American Games

2019 World Championships

2019 San Diego Open

12th Mediterranean Cup

49th Challenge 210

Alexander Cup

Naim Suleymanoglu International Tournament

17th International Tournament of France "Denis Randon"

2019 Phillips & Springer Classic, South American, Ibero-American & CSLP Junior Championships

2019 American Open Finals

 

Expression of Interest must be made by Friday, December 20 at 8AM Mountain (Extended!)

Expression of interest form: https://forms.gle/tPxBy2sK12apEktM7