Grading Standards

2018-2019 Open Grading & Weight Classes

The following table contains the 2018-2019 OWNZ Open Grading Standards including the new weight classes. These standards will be effective 1 December 2018.
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2019 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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2019 Open Grading Standard

Elite Level Men

Category (kg)
55 61 67 73 81 89 96 102 109 109+
Total (kg)
245 264 281 296 313 327 338 346 353 374

Elite Level Women

Category (kg)
45 49 55 59 64 71 76 81 87 87+
Total (kg)
150 161 175 183 193 205 212 218 224 235

International Level Men

Category (kg)
55 61 67 73 81 89 96 102 109 109+
Total (kg)
226 243 259 273 288 301 311 318 325 345

International Level Women

Category (kg)
45 49 55 59 64 71 76 81 87 87+
Total (kg)
138 148 161 169 178 188 195 201 207 216

“A Grade” Men

Category (kg)
49 Yth 55 61 67 73 81 89 96 102 109 109+
Total (kg)
188 206 222 237 249 264 276 285 291 298 315

“A Grade” Women

Category (kg)
40 Yth 45 49 55 59 64 71 76 81 87 87+
Total (kg)
114 126 135 147 154 162 172 178 183 189 198

“B Grade” Men

Category (kg)
49 Yth 55 61 67 73 81 89 96 102 109 109+
Total (kg)
171 187 202 214 226 239 250 258 264 270 286

“B Grade” Women

Category (kg)
40 Yth 45 49 55 59 64 71 76 81 87 87+
Total (kg)
103 114 122 133 139 147 155 161 166 171 179

“C Grade” Men

Category (kg)
49 Yth 55 61 67 73 81 89 96 102 109 109+
Total (kg)
153 168 181 192 203 214 224 231 237 242 256

“C Grade” Women

Category (kg)
40 Yth 45 49 55 59 64 71 76 81 87 87+
Total (kg)
92 102 109 119 125 131 139 144 148 153 160

“D Grade” Men

Category (kg)
49 Yth 55 61 67 73 81 89 96 102 109 109+
Total (kg)
135 148 160 170 179 190 198 205 209 214 227

“D Grade” Women

Category (kg)
40 Yth 45 49 55 59 64 71 76 81 87 87+
Total (kg)
81 90 97 105 110 116 123 127 131 135 141

“E Grade” Men – Youth Only

Category (kg)
49 Yth 55 61 67 73 81 89 96 102 109
Total (kg)
124 136 146 156 164 173 181 187 191 195

“E Grade” Women – Youth Only

Category (kg)
40 Yth 45 49 55 59 64 71 76 81 87 87+
Total (kg)
70 78 84 91 96 101 107 110 114 117 123