2017 Junior World Championships in Tokyo, Japan!

IWF Junior Worlds Ota Tokyo Weightlifting Junior Championships thenerdyweightlifter

  • WHO:¬†Male and female weightlifters ages 15-20 who qualify internationally
  • WHAT: IWF Junior World Championships
  • WHEN: Uhhh… now June 15th, 2017 – June 23rd, 2017
  • WHERE: Ota City, Tokyo, Japan
  • WHY: The better question is, “Why not?”

Alright, People… First and foremost, salutations from aboard the airship. Welcome, welcome! Today, I just want to let it be known that we have sent a dope and talented ass team to Tokyo this year!

*DISCLAIMER: THE FOLLOWING INFO RIPPED STRAIGHT FROM THE USAW SITE.*

Athlete Hometown Weight Cat. & 
Session
Date & Time
(Tokyo)
Date & Time
(Eastern)
Instagram
Hayley Reichardt Leesport, PA 48kg B

Fri. 6/16
10AM

Thur. 6/15
9PM
@haylsbayls_
Megan Seegert Durhan, CA 48kg A Fri. 6/16
1PM
Fri. 6/16
Midnight
@megan_seegert
Jacob Horst Reading, PA 62kg B Sat. 6/17
1PM
Sat. 6/17
Midnight
@jakechristianhorst
Jourdan Delacruz Wylie, TX 53kg A Sat. 6/17
3PM
Sat. 6/17
2AM
@jourdannn14
Jordan Wissinger Lancaster, PA 69kg B Sun. 6/18
1PM
Sun. 6/18
Midnight
@Jordanwissinger69kg
CJ Cummings Beaufort,
South Carolina
69kg A Sun. 6/18
5:30PM
Sun. 6/18
4:30AM
@cj__cummings
Mason Groehler Denmark, WI 77kg B Mon. 6/19
1PM
Mon. 6/19
Midnight
@masongroehler
Maddy Myers Albuquerque, NM 63kg A Mon. 6/19
3PM
Mon. 6/19
2AM
@maddy.myers1
Dale Loch Topton, PA 85kg C Tues. 6/20
10AM
Mon. 6/19
9PM
@dale.loch77k
Meredith Alwine Virginia Beach, VA 69kg B Tues. 6/20
12PM
Mon. 6/19
11PM
@meredithalwine
Michael Cohen Savannah, GA 94kg B Wed. 6/21
1PM
Wed. 6/21
Midnight
@Mikey_cohen98
Jessie Bradley Provo, UT 75kg A Wed. 6/21
3PM
Wed. 6/21
2AM
@Jessien_bradley
Juliana Riotto Fairfield, NJ 75kg A Wed. 6/21
3PM
Wed. 6/21
2AM
@julesriotto75kg
Dylan Cooper Holly Springs, NC 105kg B Thur. 6/22
1:30PM
Thur. 6/22
12:30 AM
@Dylancooper105k
Zackary Burks Savannah, MO 105kg B Thur. 6/22
1:30PM
Thur. 6/22
12:30AM
@zackary_burks
Kaitlyn Jarrett Palo Cedro, CA +90kg A Fri. 6/23
11AM
Thur. 6/22
10PM
@kaitlynjarrett

Remember “Support Your Local Weightlifter.”
These people have put forth so much effort, make sure you check them out! You won’t be disappointed!

The USAW & IWF websites have all of the links regarding this event.

  • Livestream and live scoreboard available >here<
  • Results available >here<
  • Start Book >here<

*Also of note, Frank Rothwell’s Youtube channel does a great job of uploading the sessions to watch at your convenience… ya know, if getting up at like 3 AM is too much for you.*

On Twitter, @iwfnet and @usweightlifting will be updating frequently with notifications and links for livestream session starts and lifter updates. Use the hashtag #2017iwfjwc to be a part of the engagement on social media.

Any favorite moments from the competition yet? Got a favorite lifter that’s competing? Let’s discuss down in the comments!

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