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2019 Arnold Sports Festival Kettlebell Sport Recap!

2019 Arnold Sports Festival Australia / KBA Melbourne Open WGP / WAKSC & IGSF Australia Cup Championships!  
Huge congratulations to all the athletes who achieved outstanding results at the Arnold Sports Festival. Thank you to everyone who contributed to make this event a success and for all your positive feedback in person and online including all the athletes, volunteers, officials, coaches, who competed and represented clubs at the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival which is open to all federations and clubs around Australia and world showcasing kettlebell sport at Australia’s largest fitness expo. It is a real honour and privilege to be the Kettlebell Captain and part of the Arnold team for the 5th year in a row giving all athletes from all clubs and federations the opportunity to promote and represent their clubs and country at Arnold multi sport festival. It is a real honour and privilege to be the Kettlebell Captain and be part of the Arnold team for the 5th year in a row giving all athletes from all clubs and federations the opportunity to promote and represent their clubs and country at Arnold multi sport festival.
We had 3 days of competitions and events with kettlebell athletes who travelled from all over Australia, and international athletes representing from Poland, NZ, Singapore, India and America.
Results, pictures and appreciation post coming this week.
Results
2019 KBA Melbourne Open WGP/ IGSF Australia Cup at the Arnold Sports Festival Australia!
LONG CYCLE (14 athletes)
Roger Saheli TALC 2 x 24 kg 54 reps
Nick Efthimiou TALC 2 x 24 kg 68 reps
Abdul Muhaimin Yusof TALC 2 x 20 kg 46 reps
Azhar Harsono TALC 2 x 16 kg 38 reps
Marilyn Tuna TALC 2 x 20 kg 60 reps
Tara Brandt TALC 2 x 12 kg 111 reps
Victoria Broullon Wakefield TALC 2 x 12 kg 92 reps
Hafizah Rahmat TALC 2 x 16 kg 36 reps
Dhiya Andin TALC 2 x 16 kg 49 reps
Amanda Dickson TALC 2 x 12 kg 40 reps (5 min)
Tracey Walker TALC 2 x 12 kg 37 reps (5 min)
Natalie Attenborough TALC 2 x 8 kg 104 reps
Taz Dunstan TALC 2 x 8 kg 88 reps
Grace Wakefield TALC 2 x 4 kg 87 reps
Tracey Walker OALC 1 x 16 kg 106 reps
Amanda Dickson OALC 1 x 16 kg 89 reps
TRIATHLON (2 athletes)
James Ross 2 x 32 kg (60 LC, 71 Jerks, Snatches 110)
Sebastian Zdrojkowski 2 x 28 kg (5 Min) 38 LC, 42 Jerks, Snatches 100)
BIATHLON / Jerk Only (6 athletes)
David Tabain 2 x 24 kg Total points (201 Snatches + 45 Jerks)
Manish Ruhail 2 x 24 kg Total points (122 snatches + 68 Jerks )
Jadranka Marinovic Jerk 2 x 16 kg 64 reps 58 kg w/c
Valerie Abbott 2 x 20 kg Total points (56 Jerks 61 snatch)
Joann Hadassah Ramachandran 2 x 12 kg (118 snatches + 68 Jerks)
Najihah Abdul Rahim 2 x 12 kg 58 kg w/c (113 snatches + 66 Jerks)
SNATCH (8 athletes)
Rachel Hall 12 kg 205 reps
Tracey Walker 12 kg 204 reps
Tara Brandt 16 kg 143 reps
Shauna Lamers 16 kg 146 reps
Victoria Broullon Wakefield 16 kg 114 reps
Zivka Jadranka Marinovic 16 kg 172 reps
Eddie Guerra 16 kg 104 reps
Grace Wakefield 6 kg 188 reps
MARATHON (7 athletes)
Zivka Jadranka Marinovic 2 x 8 kg 976 repetitions 3 Hours
Tracey Gunn 1 x 12 kg 231 Half Marathon (30 Minutes)
Taz Dunstan 1 x 8 kg Half Marathon (30 Minutes)
Amanda Dickson 1 x 16 kg 264 reps Half Marathon (30 Minutes)
Dilip Selvam 1 x 24 kg 324 repetitions Half Marathon (30 Minutes)
Tracey Walker 1 x 12 kg Half Marathon (30 Minutes)
Marilyn Tuna Time 2 x 16 kg 150 repetitions (29 Minutes 35 seconds)
It is a real honour and privilege to be  part of the Arnold team for the 5th year in a row.  Thank you for giving us athletes from all clubs and federations the opportunity to promote, represent and showcase Kettlebell Sport at the Arnold  multi sport  festival. Thank you so much Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tony Doherty, and ASF Team for opportunity.
Note: Official protocol/results and individual appreciation posts will be uploaded on the www.kettlebellsport.com.au website.
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IGSF 3rd Australia Cup was also  the official qualifier for the 2019 27th IGSF Kettlebell Sport World Championship Nov 1st to 6th!

2019 IGSF Australia Team! We are excited to announce that this year we will have 9 athletes who officially qualified and registered to represent Australia at the 2019 27th IGSF Kettlebell Sport World Championships organised by KSAF, Kettlebell Athletica in conjunction with IGSF on the 1st – 4th of November at the Darebin Community Sports Stadium!

Men: James Ross, Roger Saheli, Adam Shields, Dilip Selvam
Women: Jad Marinovic, Marilyn Tuna, Tracey Walker, Shauna Lamers and Tara Brandt! 

Follow pages below for updates during the world championships:

Instagram KSAF:@KettlebellsportAU
Instagram Kettlebell Athletica: @kettlebellathletica
Facebook @IGSFAustralia & @kettlebellsportaus

EVENTS INCLUDE BOTH TRADITIONAL AND MARATHON

SNATCH (10 Minute event)

Jad Marinovic representing Australia achieving Australia’s 1st IGSF Snatch Master of Sport at the 2017 25th IGSF World Championship winning Gold in her category by 3 points in last 30 seconds.

IGSF KETTLEBELL MARATHON

SNATCH (IGSF Half Marathon 30 Minute event)

Avery representing USA at the 2014 22nd IGSF World Championship

JERK (IGSF Kettlebell Marathon 60 Minute event)

Jad Marinovic representing Australia at the 2011 IGSF Kettlebell Marathon Championship

Jad Z Marinovic
ASF Kettlebell Captain/Promoter
Kettlebell Athletica Director/Head Coach
KSAF President
WAKSC & IGSF Representative

2017 25th IGSF Kettlebell Sport World Championship Team Results!

2017 IGSF Australia Team Representatives in Greece Team Results!

Congratulations to the 2017 IGSF Australia Team athletes Jad Marinovic, David Tabain and Marylin Tuna who represented Australia at the 2017 25th IGSF Girevoy Sport World Championships in Loutraki Greece on the 12 – 16th of October achieving outstanding results!

2017 IGSF Team Australia athletes Marylin Tuna, Jad Marinovic and David Tabain at the 25th IGSF World Championship in Loutraki Greece October 2017.

2017 IGSF Australia Team Results below:

 Jad Marinovic – 3 x World Champion

3 x Gold & 2 x Australian Record

Event: Jerk (TAJ) 2 x 16 kg -60 w/c 88 Points,

1st Australian World Champion in Jerk (TAJ)

Event: Snatch 16 kg -60 w/c 178

1st Australian Master of Sport rank in Snatch only

Elite & Veteran Divisions

Coach Sergey Rachinskiy

David Pow Tabain  – 1 x World Champion

Gold & Australia Record

Event: Biathlon 24 kg Snatch 225 reps & Jerk 111 reps Total Points

1st Australian Male Biathlon World Champion

Amateur Division

Marilyn Tuna

8th place in world & Australia Record

Event Long Cycle (TALC) 2 x 16 kg 70+ w/c 80 Points

Elite Division

Coach Tracey Gunn

Kettlebell Sport History for women lifting double kettlebells at the IGSF World Championship.

This was the first time in Kettlebell Sport history that IGSF included two arms Long Cycle and 2 arms Jerk for Women in the IGSF World Championship. A total of 18 women competed in the two arm Long Cycle (TALC), 38 in the one arm Long Cycle (OALC) and 15 women in the two arm jerk (TAJ) demonstrated outstanding result. 34 Kettlebell male lifters competed in the Biathlon with double 32 kg kettlebells and 46 with 24 and 16kg.

2017 25th IGSF World Championship Results: http://igsf.biz/dir/en/2017/10/17/results-of-25-igsf-wold-championship-in-greece-12-15-10-2017/

IGSF Australia Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/IGSFAustralia/

IGSF World Championship Gallerys:https://www.facebook.com/pg/IGSFAustralia/photos/?ref=page_internal