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Sarah Robles wins three gold medals at 2017 IWF World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

Team USA’s Sarah Robles Sweeps Gold!

Two-time Olympian Sarah Robles capped off a successful week for Team USA at the 2017 IWF World Championships. Robles, who won bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, did even better on the World Championship...
Wes Kitts snatching new American Record, 176kg, at the 2017 IWF World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

Wes Kitts Breaks His Own American Record

On Monday night at the 2017 IWF World Championships, Wes Kitts broke his own American Record. Kitts, competing in the 105kg weight category, successfully snatched 176kg (388 pounds) on his second attempt. The record-breaking snatch...
Harrison Maurus breaks Youth American Record and earns bronze medals at 2017 IWF World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

Harrison Maurus Wins Bronze After Breaking Youth World Record

Harrison Maurus, only 17 years old, broke his own Youth World Record this weekend at the 2017 IWF World Championships. Maurus clean and jerked 193kg (425 pounds) in the men's 77kg weight category earning...
Mattie Rogers at the 2017 IWF World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

Mattie Rogers First American Woman to Podium at IWF World Championships in 12 Years

For the first time since 2005, a Team USA female has medaled at the IWF World Championships. On Saturday night, Mattie Rogers took home three bronze medals in the 69kg weight category. Rogers went 2-for-3...
Alyssa Ritchey clean jerk at the 2017 IWF World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

Alyssa Ritchey With Two PRs, Takes 7th at IWF World Championships

Alyssa Ritchey (USA) went 4-for-6 on Wednesday at the 2017 IWF World Championships in Anaheim. Ritchey missed her first and last attempts finishing with a 177kg total in the 48kg weight category. Ritchey finished with a...

Thuri Helgadottir Sets Two PRs at the IWF World Championships

Thuri Helgadottir (ISL) had a great day at the 2017 IWF World Championships. Competing in the 58kg B session, Helgadottir walked away with two PRs! First, it was an 86kg (189 pounds) snatch. Next, it...
2017 IWF World Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

How to Watch Team USA at the 2017 IWF World Championships in Anaheim

The first session of the 2017 IWF World Championships kicked off last night, but the first athlete from Team USA lifts this afternoon (Brian Reisenauer). Here is what you need to know to watch...
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Two Icelandic CrossFit Games Veterans Competing at IWF World Championships This Week

The 2017 IWF World Championships begin today with the first athletes taking the platform tomorrow, November 29. The event is on American soil in Anaheim, California. With the top weightlifters from around the world,...
Mattie Rogers at the 2017 USAW National Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

IWF World Championship Final Entry List Published, Can Team USA Podium?

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) published the final entry list for the 2017 IWF World Championships beginning later this month. With 377 athletes entered, which athletes from Team USA have the best shot at standing...
Aleksei Lovchev at the 2015 IWF World Championships. Photo by Lifting Life.

Athletes Competing in IWF World Championships Can Participate in CrossFit Liftoff

The 2017 CrossFit Liftoff, powered by Rogue Fitness, begins November 30 and runs through December 4. The 2017 IWF World Championships in Anaheim, California begin November 28 and run through December 5. Because the two...

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