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 Lorene.Halford@usaweightlifting.org with the American Record certificate you are requesting.
Current American RecordsDownload, opens in a new tab
Download a copy of the current American records, updated 10-26-23.
American Records Prior to 2018Download, opens in a new tab
Download PDF version of American Records prior to the 2018 bodyweight category change.
Recommendations for new record standardsDownload, opens in a new tab
Download a PDF version of rationale behind new American Record Standards for new bodyweight categories that were established in 2018.