American Records

    Select an age group from the menu above 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 2023 North American Open Series 1/2023 National University Championships.

    Certificates for recently set American Records are available upon request. Please email with the American Record certificate you are requesting.

    Useful Documents

    • Current American Records

      Download a copy of the current American records, updated 10-26-23.

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    • American Records Prior to 2018

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

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    • Recommendations for new record standards

      Download a PDF version of rationale behind new American Record Standards for new bodyweight categories that were established in 2018.

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