How to Watch the 2019 USAW American Open Finals, Plus Full Platform Schedules

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The 2019 USA Weightlifting American Open Finals are officially underway in Salt Lake City, Utah. The event kicked off yesterday, however, the first athletes set to take the platform start this morning and the event will run through Sunday, December 8th. 

If you’re interested in watching some of USA’s best talent go head-to-head, then check out the videos below for the red, white, and blue platforms. These streams are set to run for the duration of the competition and live color commentary will be provided by BarBend.com, the Official Media Partner of USA Weightlifting.

  1. Red Platform
  2. White Platform
  3. Blue Platform

Below, we’ve embedded each live stream for the corresponding platform along with each platform’s schedule for the full three days of competition.

We’ve bolded times where A sessions will be lifting for their respective weight classes.

Red Platform

Friday, December 6th

  • Start: 8 AM, Women’s -49kg Pool B
  • Start: 10 AM, Men’s -67kg Pool B
  • Start: 12 PM, Men’s -55kg Pool A / -61kg Pool B
  • Start: 2 PM, Women’s -59kg Pool B
  • Start: 3:50 PM, Women’s -49kg Pool A
  • Start: 6 PM, Women’s -64kg Pool D 

Saturday, December 7th

  • Start: 8 AM, Men’s -73kg Pool B
  • Start: 10 AM, Women’s -71kg Pool C
  • Start: 12 PM, Men’s -73kg Pool A 
  • Start: 2 PM, Women’s -71kg Pool B
  • Start: 4 PM, Women’s -71kg Pool A
  • Start: 6 PM, Men’s -89kg Pool A

Sunday December 8th

  • Start: 9:40 AM, Men’s +109kg Pool B
  • Start: 11:30 AM, Women’s -81kg Pool A 
  • Start: 1 PM, Men’s -109kg Pool A

White Platform

Friday, December 6th

  • Start: 8 AM, Women’s -55kg Pool E
  • Start: 10 AM, Women’s -55kg Pool D
  • Start: 12 PM, Women’s -55kg Pool C
  • Start: 2 PM, Women’s -55kg Pool B
  • Start: 4 PM, Women’s -55kg Pool A
  • Start: 6 PM, Men’s -73kg Pool C

Saturday, December 7th

  • Start: 8 AM, Women’s -64kg Pool C
  • Start: 10 AM, Women’s -64kg Pool B
  • Start: 12 PM, Men’s -64kg Pool A
  • Start: 2 PM, Men’s -89kg Pool B
  • Start: 4 PM, Women’s -76kg Pool B
  • Start: 6 PM, Women’s -76kg Pool A

Sunday, December 8th

  • Start: 8 AM, Men’s -109kg Pool B
  • Start: 9:40 AM, Men’s -96kg Pool A
  • Start: 11:30 AM, Women’s +87kg Pool B 
  • Start: 1 PM, Women’s +87kg Pool A 

Blue Platform

Friday, December 6th

  • Start: 8 AM, Women’s -59kg Pool D
  • Start: 10 AM, Women’s -59kg Pool C
  • Start: 11:40 AM, Women’s -45kg Pool A
  • Start: 2:20 PM, Men’s -61kg Pool A
  • Start: 3:50 PM, Women’s -59kg Pool A
  • Start: 6 PM, Men’s -67kg Pool A

Saturday, December 7th

  • Start: 8 AM, Men’s -81kg Pool D
  • Start: 10 AM, Men’s -81kg Pool C
  • Start: 12 PM,Men’s -81kg Pool B 
  • Start: 2 PM, Men’s -81kg Pool A
  • Start: 4 PM, Men’s -96kg Pool C
  • Start: 6 PM, Men’s -96kg Pool B

Sunday, December 8th

  • Start: 8 AM, Women’s -81kg Pool B
  • Start: 9:40 AM, Women’s -76kg Pool A
  • Start: 11:30 AM, Men’s -102kg Pool A 
  • Start: 1 PM, Men’s +109kg Pool A 

Editor’s Note: BarBend is the Official Media Partner of USA Weightlifting. The two organizations maintain editorial independence unless otherwise noted on specific content projects.

2019 USAW American Open Finals FAQs

Where can I watch the USAW 2019 American Open Finals?

USA Weightlifting will be hosting a live stream of the competition for each platform on their YouTube channel.

When is the USA Weightlifting 2019 American Open Finals?

The USAW 2019 American Open Finals are set to take place from December 5 through the 8th in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Feature image from @usa_weightlifting Instagram page, photo by @sickangles / @iwfnet

Jake Boly

Jake Boly

Jake holds a Master’s in Sports Science and a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. Currently, Jake serves as the Fitness and Training Editor at BarBend. He’s a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has spoken at state conferences on the topics of writing in the fitness industry and building a brand.

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