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Pan American Games Roster Announced

COLORADO SPRINGS - USA Weightlifting has announced its team for the 2023 Pan American Games. Five women and four men will compete Oct. 21-24 in Santiago, Chile, at the Gimnasio Chimkowe in the Peñalolén district. The roster includes 2023 IWF World Championship medalists Olivia Reeves (81kg) and Mary Theisen-Lappen (+81kg) along with 59kg Olympic hopeful Taylor Wilkins. Competition throughout the games (Oct. 20-Nov. 5) will stream exclusively for free via the Panam Sports Channel. The Panam Sports Channel will have nine simultaneous live-feeds every day. The Pan American Games are not an Olympic qualifying event.


2023 Pan American Games Weight Classes:

Men: 61kg, 73kg, 89kg, 102kg, +102kg

Women: 49kg, 59kg, 71kg, 81kg, +81kg


USA Weightlifting 2023 Pan American Games Full Roster

Name

Wt Class

Hometown

Best Snatch

Best CJ

Best Total

Taylor Wilkins

59

Sebastian, Fla.

98

124

221

Meredith Alwine

71

Altamonte Springs, Fla.

107

139

243

Shacasia Johnson

81

Blue Springs, Mo.

111

135

246

Olivia Reeves

81

Chattanooga, Tenn.

111

142

253

Mary Theisen-Lappen

+87

Eau Claire, Wisc.

119

163

278

Travis Cooper

73

Saunderstown, R.I.

143

173

316

Brandon Victorian

89

Monroe, La.

152

190

342

Morgan McCullough

102

Knoxville, Tenn.

152

200

352

Keiser Witte

+109

Phoenix, Ariz.

192

220

412

Mike Gattone, USA Head Coach






Mark Lavallee, Team Doctor








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