2016 Olympic Team Trials: Men’s Highlights

James Tatum (85kg)

Preparing for 156kg snatch. Tatum won 85kg weight class with a 341kg Total.

James Tatum at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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CJ Cummings (69kg)

Catching a 130kg snatch. Cummings went on to place 3rd in the 69kg weight class with a 293kg Total.

CJ Cummings at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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Caine Wilkes (+105kg)

Hitting a 229kg clean and jerk. Wilkes won the +105kg weight class with a 404kg Total.

Caine Wilkes at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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Donovan Ford

At the bottom of a 206kg clean. Ford made the lift and finished 2nd in the 105kg weight class with a 368kg Total.

Donovan Ford at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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Kendrick Farris

On his heels of a 168kg successful snatch.

Kendrick Farris at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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Alex Lee

Showing off his mobility as he saves his 135kg second attempt. Lee went on to set a new American Record with a 177kg clean and jerk. He finished with a 312kg Total, good for 1st place in the 69kg weight class.

Alex Lee at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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Wesley Kitts

Reaching full extension on his 170kg snatch. Kitts attempted an American Record on his third lift at 174kg, but was unable to make the lift. Kitts finished 1st in the 105kg weight class with a 370kg total.

Wesley Kitts at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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Norik Vardanian

Celebrating after breaking the American Record in the snatch with a successful 172kg lift. Vardanian missed his 209kg clean and jerk attempt and finished in 2nd place with a 374kg Total.

Norik Vardanian at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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Kendrick Farris

Celebrating after setting new American Record with a 377kg Total. The 209kg clean and jerk also jumped Farris into first place in the 94kg weight class. Farris ended the Olympic Trials as the #1 male lifter in the United States.

Kendrick Farris at 2016 Olympic Team Trials
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