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2019 American Open Series 1 Results

The Arnold Sports Festival was home to the American Open Series 1, the first qualifier in the American Open series that provides lifters from the USA with the opportunity to qualify for the grand finale: The American Open Finals in Salt Lake City, Utah (December 5th – 8th).

The 2019 AO1 ran from February 28th to March 5th in Columbus Ohio. Weightlifting was one of sixteen Olympic sports out of the record high eighty sports that featured at The Arnold this year. More than 200,000 fitness fans flocked from around the world in the hopes of catching a glimpse of some of the most impressive strength and fitness athletes in the world, of which 22,000 were present.

Full results for the 2019 NIKE American Open Series 1 can be downloaded using the links below:

Open Results

Showing top 10 finishers in each weight class
All 6 for 6 performances are highlighted in yellow

Men – Open Class

Justin Meyer (-102 kg) clean & jerks 195 kg to win the AO1

Women – Open Class

Joelle Emery (-59 kg) snatches 82 kg for the gold medal
Dan Kent
Dan is the Editor of the Weightlifting House website. He is also a coach with Warwickshire Weightlifting Club and a referee.


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