USA Weightlifting Features Silver qualification...

Silver qualification opportunity in Rome

Sept. 03, 2019, 1:40 p.m. (ET)

USA Weightlifting has been invited to attend the Roma 2020 World Cup from January 27-31, 2020. The event is approved by the IWF as an Olympic qualification event in the silver category.

Weight Categories to be contested: ALL

*Please note: each federation is allowed a maximum of 14 athletes, 10 per gender and 2 reserves. (For example, USA Weightlifting can send 10 women and 4 men or vice versa)

Athletes wishing to participate must understand this is a self-funded opportunity. 

Hotel: Isola Sacra Rome Airport (3 night minimum stay)

Venue: Pala Pellicone, Rome


Athletes will be responsible for all costs, including entry fee of €100 (~$115 USD), Anti-Doping fee ($30 USD), airfare, lodging & food:

Single room: €120 (~$132 USD/night) 

Double room: €100 (~$110 USD/night)  

Triple room: €95 (~$105 USD/night)


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 HERE.


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, September 10th at noon Mountain time.

Expression of interest form: