Team USA Looking for Gold at Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers in Peru & Turkey

Nov. 06, 2019, 7:31 p.m. (ET)

Some of the strongest athletes in America are headed to Peru and Turkey in the coming week to represent the Stars and Stripes at two major Tokyo 2020 qualifying events. 

Several Tokyo 2020 hopefuls are on the start list for this weekend's IWF Grand Prix in Lima, Peru, a Tokyo 2020 Silver qualifying event. 

Lifting for the United States are: 

(All times Eastern)

Athlete

BW Category

Club

Hometown

Lifting Time (EST)

Alyssa Ritchey

49kg

Team Juggernaut

Perrysburg, OH

Fri. 11/8
@ 1PM

Hayley Reichardt

49kg

Garage Strength

Leesport, PA

Fri. 11/8
@ 1PM

Stephanie Lemmen

55kg

High Desert Athletic Club

Tucson, AZ

Fri. 11/8
@ 6PM

Danielle Gunnin

64kg

Atlas Weightlifting Club

Monroe, GA

Sat. 11/9
@ 10:00AM

CJ Cummings

73kg

Team Divergent

Beaufort, SC

Sat. 11/9
@ 12:30PM

Jacob Horst

67kg

Garage Strength

Leesport, PA

Fri. 11/8
@ 3:30PM

Christian Rodriguez Ocasio

81kg

California Strength

San Ramon, CA

Sat. 11/9
@ 3:00PM

Shacasia Johnson

76kg

Team Juggernaut

Blue Springs, MO

Sat. 11/9
@ 5:00PM

Jason Bonnick

96kg

Team Divergent

Loxahatchee, FL

Sun. 11/10 @ 11AM

Jenny Arthur

87kg

unattached

Colorado Springs, CO

Sun. 11/10 @ 1:30PM



This competition, which runs November 8-10, will be live-streamed by the Olympic Channel. Direct links and competition times will be available at http://usaw.live/ when available. Click here for the start book.

Then next week, Jourdan Delacruz - 55kg - Power & Grace Performance - Dacula, GA will lift in the International Naim Suleymanoglu Tournament in Gaziantep. Competition time and live stream information will be posted, when available.