Ibero American Championships Interest

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Ibero-American Championships qualification window and Interest Form


USA Weightlifting has been invited to participate in the Ibero-American Championships that will be held Aug. 29-Sept. 5, 2022 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Athletes wishing to compete must express interest by 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at this expression of interest form. Interested athletes must have competed at sanctioned USA Weightlifting or IWF events from Dec. 29, 2021-June 29, 2022 in order to be ranked and considered for the competition.

Weight Categories:
Men: 55kg, 61kg, 67kg, 73kg, 81kg, 89kg, 96kg, 102kg, 109kg, +109kg
Women: 45kg, 49kg, 55kg, 59kg, 64kg, 71kg, 76kg, 81kg, 87kg, +87kg

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 U.S. on an international stage. The linked selection procedures detail which domestic and international competitions fall within the qualification period.

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

Don't forget! Expression of interest must be made at this form by 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Looking to improve your NRS before the qualification window ends for the Ibero-American Championships? Register for the North American Open Series 1 by Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. ET.

If you have any questions, please reach out to USA Weightlifting National Teams Director Lorene Halford at

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