Pan American U15 Championships

by USA Weightlifting


The Puerto Rican Weightlifting Federation invited USA Weightlifting to participate in the 2021 Pan American U15 Championships, which will be held in San Juan, PUR July 8-16, 2021. 


Weight Categories 

Men: 49kg, 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, +102kg

Women: 40kg, 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, +81kg


Athletes wishing to compete must express interest by 8AM Mountain time on Monday, March 22, 2021, at the expression of interest form below. Interested athletes must have competed at the Online 2020 American Open Finals, Youth National Championships, National Championships or the 2021 North American Open Series 1 Hybrid Events. 

Note: this competition is for athletes born January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2008. 


Please note athletes must meet all requirements expressed in the USA Weightlifting Selection Procedures, with particular attention paid to the USADA Lift Clean RTP requirement and minimum performance requirements needed to represent the USA on the international stage.


Full selection procedure available at:


Those athletes in each contested weight category with the highest NRS score will be given the opportunity to attend.


Eligible events include:

Online 2020 American Open Final

Online 2020 Youth National Championships

Online 2020 National Championships

2021 North American Open Series 1 Hybrid


Expression of Interest must be made by Monday, March 22 at 8AM Mountain.

Expression of interest form:

If you have any questions about the competition, please reach out to Lorene at

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