This will be the first national tournament with the eight new international women’s weight classes, which is an increase of one from last year. However, the number of women’s Olympic weight classes have increased from four to six, which provides more opportunity for women in the quest of their Olympic dream.
With that in mind, we can expect a number of top women to find new weight classes. With a number of the weight classes in the middle very close to each other in terms of pounds, some athletes will have more than one option for competition. We can expect some athletes to change weights as we move forward as they discover the best weight for themselves. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org