2019 27th IGSF Kettlebell Sport World Championship organised by Kettlebell Athletica, Kettlebell Sport Australia Federation, and the International Girevoy Sport Federation at the Darebin Community Sports Stadium held in Melbourne on the 1 – 6th November!
2019 IGSF Australia Team Results Recap (Results as a Team, Individual events, Kettlebell Relay, Ranks achieved, etc)
Snatch and Long Cycle (OALC)
Jerk (TAJ) and Long Cycle ( TALC)
Men: up to 70, up to 80, up to 90, over 90 kg;
Women: up to 60, 70, over 70 kg.
27th IGSF Kettlebell Sport World Championship
Dates: 1 – 4 Novemberv 2019
Location: Darebin Community Sports Stadium in Melbourne, Australia
31st October – Day of arrival, accommodation of sports delegations.
1st November – Meeting of the Executive Committee of the IGSF, panel of judges, credentials committee, Meeting of panel of judges together with team representatives, athlete card registration and weighting of participants. Setup competition in venue at 10 PM (2.5 hours)
2nd November – opening of the competition, competitions: men, women, juniors, veterans, students (Long cycle with two kettlebells and one kettlebell, competition athletes with disabilities; award winners.
3rd November – competitions: men, women, juniors, veterans, students (exercises Biathlon (jerk + snatch ), women jerk two kettlebell, snatch); relay races; award winners.
4th November – Kettlebel Marathon events TAJ, TALC, OALC, and Snatch, award winners .
2019 IGSF Competitions are held in accordance with the Schedule, rules and Regulations of IGSF
In addition to winning Gold and achieving a World Championship title, Silver or Bronze medal by performing the most repetitions in your event, division and w/c, athletes also have the opportunity to achieve an official IGSF Ranks competing at the IGSF 27th Kettlebell Sport World Championship. To achieve a rank athletes have to perform a minimum amount of repetitions in their weight class, and you have to perform more reps for the same rank as you go up in your weight class. Ranks from professional to beginner include MSIC, MS, CMS, Rank 3, Rank 2 and Rank 1. Currently IGSF ranks can be achieved in classic Long Cycle and Biathlon for men, and for women Snatch and OALC.
Australia team athletes ranks achieved include 2 x MSIC in OALC (Tara Brandt 70+ w/c and Jad Marinovic -60 w/c), 3 x MS (James Ross in Long Cycle -90 w/c, Jad Marinovic in Snatch -60 w/c, and Tracey Walker in OALC -70 w/c ), CMS ( James Ross in Biathlon -90 w/c, Shauna Lamers in Snatch -70 w/c & Tara Brandt Snatch 70+ w/c), Rank 2 (Adam Shields Biathlon) Refer to more details below. Note:All athletes who achieved an official rank will be awarded with achievement at an official IGSF World Championship. All athletes must send a passport photo to Australian representative with their event details to firstname.lastname@example.org .
James Ross – achieved two IGSF Ranks which include Master of Sport rank performing X reps -90 in Long Cycle, and CMS performing X reps -90 w/c in Biathlon event.
Zivka Jadranka Marinovic – achieved two IGSF Ranks which include Master of Sport rank performing 178 reps -60 w/c in Snatch only event, and Master of Sport International Class rank performing 134 reps -60 in one arm long cycle 10 minute events.
Shauna Lamers – achieved CMS rank performing 179 reps -70 W/C in the Snatch only event.
Tara Brandt – achieved two IGSF Ranks which included CMS rank performing 165 reps 70+ w/c in Snatch only event, and Master of Sport International Class performing 140 reps 70+ w/c in one arm long cycle (OALC).
Tracey Walker – achieved IGSF Rank MS performing 121 repetitions in OALC in the -70 W/C.
Adam Shields – achieved Rank 2 performing 173 reps -90 w/c in Biathlon with 24 kg
Summary Australia team achieved 8 ranks at the 27th IGSF World Championship.
To be continued
Part 2 – International Team Results, IGSF Representatives, Opening ceremony.
Part 3 – Event Sponsors, behind the scenes, plus more…