600 of America's top weightlifters head to Grand Rapids to compete

Mlive | By Pete Wallner

Grand Rapids will host more than 600 of America's top weightlifters this weekend.

The USA Weightlifting Nike American Series Open 3 Powered by Rogue Fitness will be held Friday through Sunday at DeVos Place.

The series is the final USA Weightlifting qualifying event this year to determine representatives for the United States in the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships in Anaheim, California at the end of November. The 16-person U.S. team will be announced at the conclusion of this event.

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Media Contacts

West Michigan Sports Commission:

Katy Tigchelaar

Kim Skeltis, Blue Blaze PR

Meijer State Games of Michigan:

Eric Engelbarts, II

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