The following athletes have qualified for the 2018 American Open Finals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You can qualify for the Finals by either lifting the qualifying total at a USA Weightlifting-sanctioned event, or by the following process.

After EACH ONE of the American Open Series, here’s who qualifies for the American Open Finals:

  • In the Open division, the medalists in TOTAL for each bodyweight category. (Gold, Silver and Bronze in TOTAL for W48kg, W53kg, M56kg, etc. will qualify for the Finals)
  • In the Youth Division

·       Men’s U17 (ages 16-17): The top three athletes ranked via Sinclair formula for the whole Youth U17 Division.

·       Women’s U17: The top three athletes ranked via Sinclair formula for the whole Youth U17 Division.

·       Men’s U15 (ages 15 and under): The top three athletes ranked via Sinclair formula for the whole Youth U15 Division.

·       Women’s U15: The top three athletes ranked via Sinclair formula for the whole Youth U15 Division.

  • In the Masters Division

·       For Men’s: The top athlete via Sinclair-Meltzer-Faber per age division will qualify for the finals.

·       For Women’s: The top athlete via Sinclair-Meltzer-Faber per age division will qualify for the finals.


Athletes Qualified for American Open Finals through American Open Series

Qualified Athletes at American Open Series 1

Qualified Athletes at American Open Series 2

Qualified Athletes at American Open Series 3