Jun 15-23, 2017
Jun 15-23, 2017
The 2017 IWF Junior World Championships.
Team USA Wraps Up At 2017 IWF Junior Worlds
Jun 23, 2017The final days of the Junior World Championships are closing in as the heavy weights take on the world stage. Dylan Cooper (105, USA) went 6/6 in his performance, the first time he has hit all 6 attempts in 3 years!
Simon Martirosyan (105+) Nearly Clean & Jerks 246kg At 2017 Junior Worlds
Jun 23, 2017Armenia's Simon Martirosyan is a very talented weightlifter with world records in his sights, and at only 20 years old, he's got the room to grow into some incredible lifts. The 2017 European Champion in the men's 105kg division competed as a 105+ at the 2017 IWF Junior Worlds, weighing in at a svelte 113.45 and sweeping gold at Junior Worlds, coming in 20kg over silver medalist Georgi Chkheidze (GEO).
Team USA Keeps At It At 2017 IWF Junior World Championships
Jun 22, 2017The 2017 Junior World Championships are continuing and Team USA is still holding strong!
Dale Loch And Meredith Alwine Represent USA At 2017 Junior Worlds
Jun 21, 2017Team USA's Dale Loch (85) ended with a PR total of 284kg at the Junior World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. Loch competed in the 85 C session and left the stage with a 130kg/286lb snatch and a PR 154kg/339lb clean and jerk. This is Loch's first appearance as an 85kg lifter as he is usually a competitive 77.
Rebekah Koha (LAT) Earns Gold At 2017 IWF Junior World Championships
Jun 19, 2017Rebekah Koha (58, LAT) is the 2017 Junior World Champion. She secured her gold in the total, beating Chunyan Yang (58, CHN) by just 1 kg.
Yeison Lopez Crushes 2017 IWF Junior Worlds Takes Gold 18kg Ahead Of Second
Jun 19, 2017"What, like it's hard?"
Maddy Myers Takes Fourth At 2017 Junior Worlds, Sets Junior American Record
Jun 19, 2017Team USA's Maddy Myers (63) set two new Junior American Records at the 2017 IWF Junior World Championships:122kg/269lb clean & jerk and a 213kg total.
CJ Cummings Earns 4th World Title
Jun 18, 2017CJ Cummings earned his fourth world title with an incredible 10kg jump to 183kg/403lb on his second clean and jerk attempt at the 2017 IWF Junior World Championships on Sunday in Tokyo. Competing in the 69kg A session, Cummings compiled a 321kg total after trailing Japan's Masanori Miyamoto by 9kg heading into the clean and jerk. In the snatch, Cummings hit a 138kg/304lb lift on his second attempt and was called for a slight press out on his final attempt at 141kg.
Jacob Horst PRs & More From Day 2 Of 2017 Junior Worlds
Jun 17, 2017Team USA's Jacob Horst closed the second day of competition at the 2017 IWF Junior World Championship by posting a PR clean and jerk to finish 14th overall in the B section in Tokyo on Saturday. Horst (62kg) tallied a 110kg/242lb snatch and a 138kg/303lb clean and jerk, giving him a 248kg total.
Reichardt & Seegert Kick Off 2017 Junior World Championships
Jun 16, 2017The 2017 Junior World Championships kick off today in Tokyo, Japan. The first of Team USA's lifters include Hayley Reichardt (48kg, @haylsbayls_) and Megan Seegert (48kg, @megan_seegert) with Reichardt in the B session and Seegert following in the A session.