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This is Reichardt's first Junior Worlds. At the 2016 Youth Worlds, Reichardt became the first American woman to medal at the Youth World Championships. She ended her first Junior Worlds appearance with a 72kg/158kg snatch and a 92kg/202lb clean and jerk, giving her a PR total at 164kg and a PR clean and jerk. This performance placed her 7th overall following the A session.
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Following Reichardt, Megan Seegert competed in the A session. Seegert came in right above Reichardt, placing 6th with a 75kg/165lb snatch and a 90kg/198lb clean and jerk to give her a 165kg total. Team USA is starting the competition strong!
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