Tokyo 2020 Qualification Opportunities in Switzerland, Turkey ,Argentina

July 31, 2019, 12:58 p.m. (ET)

The following competition opportunities for Tokyo 2020 Qualification have become available. Click a country to learn more. 

SWITZERLAND | TURKEY | ARGENTINA


COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the 49th Challenge 210, October 24-27, 2019 in Tramelan, SUI. The event is approved by the IWF as an Olympic Qualification Event in the Bronze Category. 

Tokyo 2020 - BRONZE 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 ($215 U.S. Dollars), airfare and lodging and food which is estimated to cost $135 U.S. Dollars/day. There is a 3-night minimum requirement for the competition hotel. Athletes are responsible for the $105 transport fee from Geneva Airport. 

 

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 EGAT Cup
2019 USAW Junior National Championships
2019 IWF World Cup (CHN)
2019 USAW American Open Series 1
2019 National University & Under 25 Championships
2019 Las Vegas International Open
2019 IWF Youth World Championships
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 USAW American Open Series 2

 

Expression of Interest must be made by Monday, August 9, 2019 at noon Mountain time.

 

Expression of interest form: https://forms.gle/dwbwNhWGncxq5kEy6

 


COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the Naim Suleymanoglu International Tournament, November 14-17, 2019 in Gaziantep, TUR. The event is approved by the IWF as an Olympic Qualification Event in the Silver Category. 

Tokyo 2020 - SILVER Qualifying Event

Weight Categories (Olympic)
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 ($30 U.S. Dollars), airfare and lodging and food which is estimated to cost $80 U.S. Dollars/day. There is a 4-night minimum requirement for the competition hotel. 

There are a maximum of five slots available for American athletes, three men and two women.

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 EGAT Cup
2019 USAW Junior National Championships
2019 IWF World Cup (CHN)
2019 USAW American Open Series 1
2019 National University & Under 25 Championships
2019 Las Vegas International Open
2019 IWF Youth World Championships
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 USAW American Open Series 2

 

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

 

Expression of interest form: https://forms.gle/rDvj3zxDHrueehFh9

 


 

COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

As previously 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, AND NOW INCLUDES AN OPEN DIVISION INCLUDING ALL TWENTY BODYWEIGHT CATEGORIES

 

Tokyo 2020 - SILVER Qualifying Event (Junior Athletes only)

 

Weight Categories (OPEN)
Men:
 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, 109kg, +109kg
Women: 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, 87kg, +87kg


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/P1tEFHBWCj2rd2h69