Tag: USAW National Championships

Nathan Damron at the 2018 USAW National Championships in Overland Park, Kansas. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

2018 USAW National Championship Winners

The top American weightlifters took to the platform this past weekend in Overland Park, Kansas, for the 2018 USAW National Championships. From a dominating performance from Olympic medalist Sarah Robles to those who won...
Kate Vibert sets two new Junior American Records at the 2018 USAW National Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

Kate Vibert Breaks Mattie Rogers’ Junior American Record

Kate Vibert, in her first meet as a 69kg weightlifter, walked away with three gold medals and two new Junior American Records at the 2018 USAW National Championships. Vibert snatched 103kg on her third...
Athlete at the 2017 USAW National Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

2018 USAW National Championships Headed to Kansas

The 2018 USA Weightlifting (USAW) National Championships will be held in Overland Park, Kansas on May 24-28, 2018. The event will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center, which is approximately 30 miles south...
Mattie Rogers breaks Clean and Jerk American Record - Photo by Lifting Life (Instagram)

Mattie Rogers Goes 6-for-6, Wins Gold and Breaks Her American Record

Mattie Rogers continues to be head and shoulders ahead of her competition here in the States. Rogers (69kg) took to the platform at the 2017 USA Weightlifting National Championships Saturday night. The result? A 6-for-6 performance...
Jessica Lucero clean and jerks 116kg to break American Record at 2017 USAW National Championships.

Jessica Lucero Clean & Jerks Double Body Weight, Breaks American Record

Jessica Lucero clean and jerked 116kg last night at the 2017 USAW National Championships. The lift was double body weight for Lucero who competes in the 58kg weight category. Lucero also set a new...
Mattie Rogers at 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Your Guide to the 2017 USAW National Championships

The 2017 USA Weightlifting National Championships kick off today. It feels like just yesterday we were watching the Olympic Trials, but alas a year has passed and we are in Chicago. Here is what you...
Rizelyx Rivera at 2015 USAW National Championships

Rizelyx Rivera Tests Positive for Oxycodone, Receives 1-Year Sanction

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced that Rizelyx Rivera (Puerto Rico) tested positive during an in-competition drug test at the 2015 USA Weightlifting National Championships. The American Arbitration Association (AAA) reduced the sanction to...
Crystal Riggs at 2016 USAW National Championships

Crystal Riggs Accepts 6-Month Suspension For Doping Violation

Crystal Riggs accepted a 6-month suspension after failing an in-competition drug test conducted by the United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) at the 2016 National Championships. Riggs tested positive for furosemide, a Diuretic and Masking Agent...