Select an age group from the menu to see American Records.

American Records may only be set at drug-tested USAW national events or IWF-sanctioned events.

Records are from 1998 through and including the 2022 Pan American Championships.

Certificates for recently set American Records are available upon request. Please email Lorene.Halford@usaweightlifting.org with the American Record certificate you are requesting.

Current American Records PDF Download

Click to download PDF version of rationale behind new American Record Standards for new bodyweight categories established in 2018.

Click to download PDF version of American Records prior to the 2018 bodyweight category change.

Last updated: Aug. 1, 2022