USA Weightlifting Features Tokyo 2020 Qualifier...

Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers in Argentina and San Marino

July 12, 2019, 12 a.m. (ET)

New opportunities in Argentina and San Marino


 

!! UPDATE 7/31/2019 !! THERE WILL BE AN OPEN DIVISION AT THE FOLLOWING MEET IN ARGENTINA. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS !!

COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the 2019 South American, Ibero-American & CSLP Youth, Junior and Under 15 Championships, December 1-8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event is approved by the IWF as an Olympic Qualification Event in the Silver Category for Junior athletes. 


Tokyo 2020 - SILVER Qualifying Event (Junior Athletes only)


Weight Categories (Junior - Tokyo 2020 Silver Qualifier)

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

Women: 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, 87kg, +87kg


Weight Categories (Youth Athletes & Under 15 Athletes)

Men: 49kg, 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, +102kg

Women: 40kg, 45kg 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, +81kg


Athletes wishing to participate must understand this is a self-funded opportunity. Athletes will be responsible for all costs, including entry fee ($180 U.S. Dollars), airfare and lodging and food which is estimated to cost $90 U.S. Dollars/day. 

 

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 American Open Series 3 

2019 American Open Series 2
2019 Pan American Games
2019 National Youth Championships
2019 Junior Pan American Championships
2019 IWF Junior World Championship
2019 British International Open
2019 IberoAmerican Championship
2019 National Championship
2019 Pan American Championship
2019 National University & Under 25 Championship
2019 IWF Youth World Championship
(+ All other IWF & USA Weightlifting National level events or above between the 2019 IWF Youth World Championships and 2019 American Open Series 3)

 

Expression of Interest must be made by Friday August 9 at noon Mountain time.

 

Expression of interest form:

https://forms.gle/rkMkdhixDPCRRH6U9




COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the 12th Mediterranean Cup, October 4-6 in Serravalle, San Marino. 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, 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 entry fee ($110 U.S. Dollars), airfare, airport transfer fee ($40 U.S. Dollars from Bologna), and lodging and food which is estimated to cost: $175 (single), $135 (double), $120 (triple) U.S. Dollars/day. There is a 3-night minimum requirement for the competition 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 American Open Series 2

2019 National Youth Championship
2019 Pan American Junior Championship

2019 IWF Junior World Championship

2019 British International Open

2019 National Championship
2019 IberoAmerican Championship

2019 National University & Under 25 Championship
2019 Pan American Championship

2019 IWF Youth World Championship
2019 IWF Grand Prix - Chiang Mai

2019 IWF Grand Prix - Fuzhou
2019 American Open Series 1
2019 National Junior Championship & Pan Am Ch. Trials
+ All Other USAW National and IWF International events between the 2019 National Junior Championship and 2019 American Open Series 2.

 

Expression of Interest must be made by Friday, July 19, 2019 at noon Mountain time.

 

Expression of interest form: https://forms.gle/q8fDiRP4CsWn9qbt9