Salt Lake City, UT (April 26, 2016) -- Salt Lake City welcomes the 2016 USA Weightlifting National Championships and Olympic Team Trials for Weightlifting at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center on May 5-8, 2016.

The Olympic Team Trials will occur Sunday afternoon of the weekend's events and is the final competition to determine who will be nominated to represent the United States in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. 

In conjunction with the Olympic Trials, USA Weightlifting will be holding its National Championship. This is the second time in four years that Salt Lake City has hosted Weightlifting's annual national showcase.