Grading Standards

2017 National Championship Qualifying Standards

In order to participate in an Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand National Weightlifting Championships the following performance standards must be met in an OWNZ sanctioned competition within the qualification period:

Senior Men Senior Women Junior Men Junior Women
C Grade C Grade D Grade D Grade

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2017 Open Grading Standards

The following tables contain the 2017 OWNZ Open Grading Standards. These standards will be reviewed and updated annually.
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Elite Level Men

Category (kg)
56 62 69 77 85 94 105 105+
Total (kg)
244 263 283 302 318 333 348 372

Elite Level Women

Category (kg)
48 53 58 63 69 75 90 90+
Total (kg)
155 169 181 192 203 213 223 232

International Level Men

Category (kg)
56 62 69 77 85 94 105 105+
Total (kg)
224 242 260 278 293 307 321 343

International Level Women

Category (kg)
48 53 58 63 69 75 90 90+
Total (kg)
140 153 164 173 184 192 201 209

“A Grade” Men

Category (kg)
50 Yth 56 62 69 77 85 94 105 105+
Total (kg)
175 205 221 238 254 268 281 293 313

“A Grade” Women

Category (kg)
44 Yth 48 53 58 63 69 75 90 90+
Total (kg)
116 128 139 149 158 167 176 183 191

“B Grade” Men

Category (kg)
50 Yth 56 62 69 77 85 94 105 105+
Total (kg)
158 186 201 216 231 243 255 266 280

“B Grade” Women

Category (kg)
44 Yth 48 53 58 63 69 75 90 90+
Total (kg)
104 116 126 135 143 152 159 167 173

“C Grade” Men

Category (kg)
50 Yth 56 62 69 77 85 94 105 105+
Total (kg)
140 167 180 194 207 218 228 238 255

“C Grade” Women

Category (kg)
44 Yth 48 53 58 63 69 75 90 90+
Total (kg)
93 104 113 121 128 136 142 150 155

“D Grade” Men

Category (kg)
50 Yth 56 62 69 77 85 94 105 105+
Total (kg)
122 148 159 171 183 193 202 211 225

“D Grade” Women

Category (kg)
44 Yth 48 53 58 63 69 75 90 90+
Total (kg)
82 92 100 107 113 120 126 133 137

“E Grade” Men – Youth Only

Category (kg)
50 56 62 69 77 85 94 94+
Total (kg)
107 135 145 156 167 178 184 192

“E Grade” Women – Youth Only

Category (kg)
44 48 53 58 63 69 75 75+
Total (kg)
70 79 86 92 98 104 109 114