Australia’s first founding International Representative/promoter and Team Australia athlete: IGSF 2011, ICKLM 2011, Ketacademy 2013, IGSJF/IKMF/UGC 2013, and ASM Vityaz 2016!
Jad Marinovic has been competing in Kettlebell marathon since 2011 promoting all marathon federations (IGSF, ICKLM , Ketacademy/WAKSC 2012 to date, IGSJF/IKMF/UGC , ASM Vityaz) including pioneering marathon in Australia and events in the world.
1st IGSF Kettlebell Marathon Championship (1 Hour Marathon)!
First Australian Women to compete in an International kettlebell Marathon Championship representing Australia is Jadranka Marinovic. She made history becoming Australia’s 1st kettlebell Sport marathon Champion at the IGSF 1 hour Kettlebell Marathon championship in Milan June 2011 where she set a new world record and qualified for the highest rank MSIK.
1st ICKLM First World Olympiad of Weight Lifting Masters (Half Marathon)!
Jad Marinovic wins and sets a new official women’s world record in the Half Marathon at the ICKLM First World Olympiad of Weight Lifting Masters, Aug 2011 lifting 16 kg for 30 minutes.
Hosted 1st Kettlebell Marathon in Australia
1st KBA Kettlebell Marathon event – Jad Marinovic officially organised the 1st Kettlebell Marathon at Kettlebell Athletica where participants lifted and raised money for Matea who was in a coma in February 19th, 2012 in Melbourne Australia following the IKSFA Training course.
This was the first time two international World Champions Sergey Rachinskiy and Sergey Rudner lifted in a Kettlebell Marathon event in Australia.
Ketacademy Australia Representative
2nd KBA Kettlebell Marathon event –
IKMF & UGC Founding Australia Representative.
Hosted first International World Grand Prix competition in Australia which included Kettlebell Marathon.
The 2014 Kettlebell Athletica Melbourne competition is now an international event since Kettlebell Athletica became the official partner club with The “World Association of Kettlebell Clubs” to organize the “1st International Kettlebell Sport World Grand Prix Australia Leg. The world grand Prix is being held by organizing club competitions in different countries around the world according to the calendar of WKCA. kettlebell Marathon included the 1 hour and 30 minute events. Click here for results
October – Kettlebell Marathon pioneer Jad Marinovic sets new World record lifting two kettles – TALC in 1 Hour for 522 repetitions! First girl in world to lift doubles for an hour in a kettlebell marathon event officially recognised by IKMF!
Kettlebell Marathon at the 2015 Kettlebell Athletica Melbourne World Grand Prix which was at the 1st Arnold Classic Australia. In 2014 Jad Marinovic became the official Kettlebell Captain of the Arnold Classic and official sponsored the Kettlebell Sport event.
The Arnold Classic KBA/WKCA WGP Championship was open to lifters Australia wide and around the world to all federations, unions, associations, countries, communities and clubs who promote kettlebell sport. For the first time ever in Australia a Kettlebell Sport competition was part of the 1st ever Arnold Classic Australia. This event included all the events on the Ketacademy ranking table including the kettlebell Marathon to show case the sport to the World.
Jad Marinovic IKMF/UGC Australia representative organised the 1st Ultimate Girevik Cup, IKMF Kettlebell Half Marathon League stage 1 in Australia on the 17th May, 2015 which was hosted at the RockHard gym.
The IKMF Ultimate Girevik Cup is a championship league held over 3 Stages/ Seasons, giving the athletes the possibility to develop their skills and performance along the whole year. Click here for more information Click here for results!
IKMF Super marathon – Jad Marinovic makes history becoming the 1st woman in the world to lift a kettlebell for 2 hours officially recognised by IKMF 17th May 2015!
Jad Marinovic who is also founding IKMF Representative/Captain for Australia made kettlebell sport marathon history becoming Australia’s 1st Kettlebell Marathon World Champion representing Australia Team winning Gold and breaking World Record from USA athlete! Jad Marinovic is also the 1st woman in the world to compete in the IKMF Kettlebell Marathon world championship in the 1 Hour Kettlebell Marathon in the professional division!
Kettlebel Marathon at the 2nd Arnold Classic Australia “KBA Melbourne Open Championship” which is stage 5 of the WAKSC Grand Prix! Jad Marinovic achieves MS with 24 kg OALC at the 2nd Arnold Sports Festival KBA Melbourne Open WGP Australia.
Jad Marinovic competed in the ASM “Vityaz” 2016 Moscow World Cup 2016 and creates history achieving the 1s MSIC Rank in Australia with 24 kg!
MSIC with 24 kg at the ASM Vityaz World Cup in Moscow! Jad was invited and sponsored to compete at the Moscow World Cup where she made history achieving MSIC with 24 kg OALC.
Jad Marinovic was the 2016 IKMF Australia Representative/Captain who qualified IKMF Team athletes & judges for the 2nd IKMF World Championships. Although Jad was the 2016 Captain she was not able to travel to Denmark for personal reasons due to injury and another athlete was selected for the role at the 2nd IKMF World Championship. A Huge Congratulation to the IKMF Team Australia athletes who all achieved outstanding results at the 2nd 2016 IKMF Kettlebell Marathon World Championships in Denmark!
Refer to link here for more information: IGSF World Championship
International Kettlebell Marathon Federation and Ultmate Girevik Cup Founding Australia Representative/host/promoter volunteer work
Athlete Achievement Highlights (In progress)
1st IGSF Kettlebell Marathon Championship (1 Hour Marathon) world record
1st ICKLM First World Olympiad of Weight Lifting Masters (Half Marathon) world record
1st Ketacademy Kettlebell Marathon Master of Sport in the World and new world record.
1st woman in the world to lift double kettlebells for 1 Hour officially recognised by IKMF world record.
1st WGP Australia 1 Hour female Kettlebell Marathon Champion
1st Arnold Classic Kettlebell Marathon Champion in world.
1st IKMF Kettlebell Marathon World Champion (1st woman in the world to lift 16 kg for 1 hour in the professional division at the 1st in history IKMF Kettlebell Marathon World Championships.
1st woman in the world to lift for 2 hours officially recognised by IKMF Super marathon.
1st Australian MSWC (IKMF)
1st ASM Vityaz World Cup Champion with 24 kg in the world in Moscow .
1st Australian MSIC rank ASM Vityaz & Ketacademy in Russia.
1st Female Master of Sport with double kettlebells in Australia in half marathon (2017) at the Arnold Sports Festival
1st Australian Master of Sport with double kettlebells in 1 hour marathon (2018) at the Arnold Sports Festival.
1st WAKSC Kettlebell Marathon World Champion lifting two kettlebells in 1 hour marathon in age category in world at the Arnold Sports Festival.
1st Australian Kettlebell Marathon Master of Sport lifting two kettlebells TALC 1 hour at the Arnold Sports Festival.
1st person in the world to lift two kettlebells nonstop for 3 hours officially recognised by Ketacademy/WAKSC at the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival.
1st Australian to lift two kettlebells nonstop in 2019 27th IGSF Half Marathon TALC with 2 x 12 kg kettlebells in -70 weight category.
Jad Kettlebell Sport Achievements here: