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State Records

In order to be eligible to set a New York State record an athlete must have been a member of the NY WSO for a minimum of four months and have a minimum of four months residency in the USA at the time the record lift(s) was made - both criteria to apply simultaneously.

Click here to apply for a record.

State Meet Records

These records can only be made or broken at the annual New York State Championship meet.

1998 to 2018

On July 5, 2018, the International Weightlifting Federation's executive board voted to change the bodyweight categories for the sport of weightlifting to the ones we currently use today. Records set in New York State from 1998 to 2018 in the old weight classes are preserved here.