2017 World Championship of Kettlebell Lifting

" World Championship of Kettlebell Lifting " Seoul, Korea

I am delighted to invite, all the 2017 World Championship of Kettlebell Lifting participants to Seoul, Korea.

Please, enjoy yourself in Korea. full of peace, happiness, and energy, during fair and square competition.

I warmly welcome you to this country.
Thank you.

Korean Federation of Kettlebell Lifting

Venue

“SK Handball Stadium” (in Seoul Olympic Park)

-address: 424,Olympic-ro,Songpa-gu,Seoul,Rep.ofKorea

-tel: +82-2-410-1114

Registration & Regulation

Rules and Regulations of
World Championships
World Championships for Juniors U-22
World Championships for Veterans
In Kettlebell Lifting in 2017

1. Goals and objectives

  • Propagation and popularization of kettlebell lifting;
  • Strengthening of friendship between people and development of the international cooperation in the field of sports;
  • Promotion of health life and sport;
  • Increase of sports skill, an exchange of experience, revealing of the strongest sportsmen-kettlebell lifters of the World.

2. Place and dates of Competitions

  • Venueof competitions: “Seoul Olympic Park, KOREA”
    SK Handball Stadium (Olympic Fencing Gymnasium) Seoul, South Korea
  • Dates of competitions: 15th – 19thNovember, 2017.
  • Day of arrival and registration of participants: 15thNovember, 2017.
  • Weighting of participants: 15thNovember, 2017, from 14.00 to 19.00;
    16thNovember, 2017, from 17.00 to 19.00;
    17thNovember, 2017, from 17.00 to 19.00;
    18thNovember, 2017, from 17.00 to 19.00.
  • Beginning of competitions: 16th – 19thNovember , 2017, at 10.00

3. Management of competitions

Overall management of preparation and holding of the World Championships carries Korean Federation of Kettlebell Lifting (KFKL) in cooperation with the International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (IUKL).
Head Judge:ValentinEgorov (Russia)
Secretary:ArturSasik(Ukraine)

Contact persons on organization of competitions

▶ President ofthe Korean Federation of Kettlebell Lifting – KyuYeon Park, tel. +821072347148, torreon10@hanmail.net;

▶ Organizing committee: HyoSeong Park, tel. +821065157471, mtgis@naver.com

▶ Vasilij Ginko (General Secretary of IUKL) +37126 398120; vasilijs.ginko@vgt.lv

▶ Head Judge: Valentin Egorov, tel. +79109758562; evvwork@gmail.com

▶ Secretary: Artur Sasik, +380957597598; staxel3232@gmail.com

4. Participants and conditions

According to the rules, the competition is open to all countries – members IUKL.
Athletes are allowed to compete only at the request of the national federation, organization or representative of a country.
National federations with state recognition (accreditation) in their own countries, form a team on the basis of their internal rules.

Organizations that do not have the status of recognized (accredited) national federations in their respective countries, should conduct qualifying competition rules IUKL in their countries to determine the strongest athletes and team formation.

The results ofqualifying competitionsshould be availableto the public. In case of violation of these conditions of admission of participants in a given country depends on the decision of the Board IUKL.
The competition is open to athletes whose countries (organizations) are not members of IUKL and do not have their representatives in it. Their admission is determined by personal IUKL invitation and special financial conditions for participation in the competition.

Competitions are held according to the rules IUKL, which are posted on the website IUKL with additions and changes on the day of competition: www.giri-iukl.com
Competitions are held by class: Professionals, Amateurs and Seniors (Veterans).
Each National Federation (country) is allowed to include only one athlete of each weight class in a group of professionals of all kinds of individual competition program.

▶ Professional Team:

  • Biathlon: Men – 7, Male junior – 7;
  • Long cycle: Men – 7, Male junior – 7;
  • Snatch: Women – 4, Female junior – 4;
  • One arm long cycle: Women – 4, Female junior – 4;
  • Relay (classical jerk): Men – 5 persons, Male junior – 5;
  • Relay (long cycle): Men – 5 persons, Male junior – 5.

The composition of the teams of amateurs and seniors (veterans) (by weight categories and age groups) – freeform.
The results of performance juniors may go to adult speech set off in the same weight category in the absence of participants from this country among adults and pay the entry fee.
In relay race each country can be represented by one team in the group of “professionals” and one in “amateurs”. Mentioned groups can consist of athletes independently formed, as well as athletes who have already started in other disciplines.
Each team should be a uniform with symbolic of their country.
The delegation, which arrived in the competition, must necessarily have a flag and recorded the national anthem on CD or USB flash drive.
Responsibility for the level of preparation and health condition of participants lieswith leaders of delegations.
Participants under 18 years, as an exception, may be admitted to the competition among adults with the appropriate sports training, a doctor’s certificate, and the Board’s decision IUKL, after prior agreement.
During of the competition is expected to doping control and registration of highest achievements.

5. Age groups, weight category and competitive disciplines

1.1. Professionals

▶ Men & Male Junior (born in 1995 and younger)
Kettlebell weight: 32 kg;
Weight categories: up to 63 kg; up to 68 kg.; up to 73 kg; up to 78 kg;
up to 85 kg; up to 95 kg; +95 kg
Competitive disciplines: Biathlon, Long cycle, Relay – classical jerk, Relay – long cycle (5 persons x 3 minutes, minimum admission of 3 team members);

▶ Women & Female Junior (born 1995 and younger)
Kettlebell weight: 24 kg
Weight categories: up to 58 kg; up to 63 kg; up to 68 kg; +68 kg
Competitive discipline: Snatch, One arm long cycle

1.2. Amateurs

▶ Men – kettlebell weight 24 kg
Kettlebell weight: 24 kg
Weight categories: up to 63 kg; up to 68 kg.; up to 73 kg; up to 78 kg.;
up to 85 kg; up to 95 kg; +95 kg
Competitive disciplines: Biathlon, Long cycle, Relay – classical jerk, Relay – long cycle (5 persons x 3 minutes, minimum admission of 3 team members);

▶ Women – kettlebell weight 16 kg
Weight categories: up to 58 kg; up to 63 kg; up to 68 kg; +68 kg
Competitive discipline: Snatch, One arm long cycle

1.3. Veterans (Seniors)

▶ Veterans Men – 40 years old and older with an interval of five years.
Age group: 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75+
Weight categories and kettlebell weight:
40-44 /w.c.: up to 73 kg; to 85 kg; +85 kg – k.w. 24kg
45-49 / w.c.: up to 73 kg; to 85 kg; +85 kg -k.w. 24kg
50-54 / w.c.: up to 73 kg; to 85 kg; +85 kg – k.w. 24kg
55-59 / w.c.: up to 73 kg; to 85 kg; +85 kg – k.w. 24kg
60-64 /w.c.: up to 85 kg; +85 kg – k.w. 16kg
65-69 / w.c.: up to 85 kg; +85 kg – k.w. 16kg
70-74 /w.c.: up to 85 kg; +85 kg – k.w. 12kg
75+ / w.c.: one common weight category – k.w. 12kg

Competitive disciplines: Biathlon, Long cycle, Relay – classical jerk, Relay – long cycle (5 persons x 3 minutes, minimum admission of 3 team members, without age group limits, Kettlebell weight – 24kg)

▶ Seniors(Veterans)Women- 35 years old and older with an interval of five years.

Age group: 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75+
Weight categories and kettlebell weight:
35-39 /w.c.: up to 63 kg, up to 68kg, +68kg – k.w. 16kg
40-44 /w.c.: up to 63 kg, up to 68kg, +68kg – k.w. 16kg
45-49 / w.c.: up to 68kg, +68kg – k.w. 16kg
50-54 / w.c.: up to 68kg, +68kg – k.w. 12kg
55-59 / w.c.: up to 68kg, +68kg – k.w. 12kg
60-64 / w.c.: one common weight category – k.w. 8kg
65+ / w.c.: one common weight category – k.w. 8kg
Competitive discipline: Snatch, One arm long cycle

Note: Competition Schedule (by days), start protocols of competitive disciplines will be posted on the website of IUKL after pre-registration deadline on 15 October, 2017, after receiving all personal applications and processing a financial obligations of the participating organizations. The sample of an application find in Annex 1.

6. Determination of winners and awards

Individual championships determinedin all thesports disciplinesin accordance with thecompetition regulations of the IUKL.
The main judiciary board gives the right to form a competitive team in the competition among seniors (veterans), depending on the number of registered participants.
Winnersin the team standingsare determined separatelyin the World Championships, separately inthe World ChampionshipsAdults, Juniors and Veterans (Seniors).
In the standings of the championship team at the WorldChamp among juniors, World Champ among adults included on the 5 best results in male-juniors and men respectively (biathlon and long cycle separately), 3 best results for female-juniors andwomen respectively (only snatch) in the individual disciplines and team places in the relay races.
Points score : for the 1 place in weight categories – 20 points, for the 2 place – 18 points, for the 3 place – 16 points, for the 4 place- 15 points and further for one less.
When counting team championship results of amateurs scoring is processed only after the announcement of results of the Professionals.
If points are equal, participant or (team) who has more 1,2,3 etc. places gets the advantage.
Team scoring is performed one composition for each of the participating countries.
Participants who took 1-3 places in individual overall in each competitive class, age group, weight category are awarded with medals and diplomas.
Teams ranked 1-3 in the relay race are awarded with cups, athletes – medals.
Teams ranked 1-3 in the team event: stand at the World Championships, separately at the World Championships among juniors and separately at the Wolrd championships among seniors (veterans) are awarded cups and diplomas.

7. Costs and Fees

Costs related to the organization and conduct of the competition is the organizers of the place of the competition and IUKL.
The costs associated with the participation of athletes in competitions (travel, meals, accommodation, participation fees) are compensated by sportsmen or the organizations.

Personal license cost per year:
▶ Professionals, amateurs, veterans – 60 EUR.
Personal annual license gives the entitlement to participate in all official competitions IUKL during the calendar year.

The entry fees for participation in the competition:
▶ Professionals
Biathlon (Men & Male junior) – 80 EUR
Long cycle (Men & Male junior) – 80 EUR
Snatch (Women & Female junior) – 80 EUR
One arm long cycle (Women & Female junior) – 80 EUR
Relay = 25 EUR/per 1 participant = 125 EUR/per 1 team (in case of whole team performance)
▶ Amateurs
Biathlon (Men) – 70 EUR
Long cycle (Men) – 70 EUR
Snatch (Women) – 70 EUR
One arm long cycle (Women) – 70 EUR
Relay = 20 EUR/per 1 participant = 100 EUR/per 1 team (in case of whole team performance)
▶ Seniors (veterans)
Biathlon (Men) – 70 EUR
Long cycle (Men) – 70 EUR
Snatch (Women) – 70 EUR
One arm long cycle (Women) – 70 EUR
Relay = 20 EUR/per 1 participant = 100 EUR/per 1 team (in case of whole team performance)

Athletes and teams from countries that are not IUKL members shall pay a double annual personal licenses and entry fees.
Athletes and teams from the IUKL, its members-countries have to pay the double annual personal licenses and entry fees for the participation in case their country did not pay an annual membership fee for 2017, on the competition date.
Entry fees at non-appearance athlete will not be returned!

The annual personal licenses and entry fees can be prepaid on the bank account of IUKL not later, than ten days prior to the date of realization of competitionsor can be prepaid in cash at passing of registration on competitions.

Bank details of IUKL:
International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (Starptautiskā svarbumbu celšanas savienība)
Adress: 110-45 Saules street, Ventspils, Latvia, LV-3605
Registration Nr. 40008022472
Bank: Swedbank; SWIFT Code: HABALV22; Account Nr.: LV34HABA0551014046363

8. Applications

Applications for participation should be submitted(evvwork@gmail.com; staxel3232@gmail.com; vasilijs.ginko@vgt.lv)untilOctober 15, 2017.

▶ The list of documents that must be filed in the organizing committee until October 15, 2017:
1. Registered application (Annex 1),or website IUKL (www.giri-iukl.com )),
2. Scan (or file in pdf format) health insurance for each participant,

▶ The application must be certified by the head of the Federation of Kettlebell Lifting of the country, which is the team.

9. Doping control

At the competition in kettlebell lifting in 2017, foreseen for doping control (can be carried out doping controls).
Taking doping tests carried out by an authorized person of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in accordance with the regulatory documents WADA / IUKL.

Surrender to control doping test is mandatory for those athletes who are winners of the competition and are and were chosen by lot.
Refusal or failure to undergo a doping test entails the responsibility stipulated by the relevant statutory WADA / IUKL.

Records and high achievements can be only registered according to the regulation of Records Registration of IUKL, under such conditions as:

  • availability of doping control tests,
  • athlete who sets the record should pass anti doping tests.

Accommodation

2017 World Championship of Kettlebell Lifting has gone to great lengths to insure room availability at the best available rates.
All hotel reservations must be made through official channels with our director of accomodations.
Director of accommodation : KO, DAE HYUK (shuai531@naver.com)
Tel: +82-10-7148-7496

Hotel List Information

Date:  2017. 11. 15 ~ 19(4nights)

1. Seoul Olympic Parktel: http://www.parktel.co.kr

Address: (Bangyidong)448, olympicro Songpa-gu SEOUL
▶korea won 160,000(INC)
U,S $ 140 ( 1 night )
EUR 122 ( 1 night )
★ Basic 2 person included BreakFast
– Distance to Olympic Park : 2.5KM (10Min disturbance)by walking

 

2. LOTTE WORLD H0TEL: http://www.lottehotel.com/world

Address: 40-1 Jamsil dong songpa-gu Lotte world Hotel
▶korea won 215,000(INC)
U,S $ 189 ( 1 night )
EUR 167 ( 1 night )
★ Basic 2 person included BreakFast
– Distance to Olympic Park : 5KM (10Min disturbance)by car

 

3. HOTEL PARK HABIO: http://www.hotelparkhabio.co.kr

Address: 111 Songpadae-ro Songpa-gu, Seoul Korea
▶korea won 110,000(INC)
U,S $ 95 ( 1 night )
EUR 85 ( 1 night )
★ Basic 2 person included BreakFast
– Distance to Olympic Park : 4KM (10 Min disturbance) By car

 

4. Hotel artnouvean: www.hotelarv.com

Address: 701-1 Yeoksam dong gananam-gu, Seoul Korea
▶korea won 110,000(INC)
U,S $ 95 ( 1 night )
EUR 85 ( 1 night )
★ Basic 2 person included BreakFast
– Distance to Olympic Park : 11KM (30~40Min disturbance)by car

 

5. Aloft Hotel Gangnam : http://www.aloftseoulgangnam.com

Address: 736 Yongdongdae-ro gangnam-gu, Seoul Korea
▶korea won 110,000(INC)
U,S $ 95 ( 1 night )
EUR 85 ( 1 night )
★ Basic 2 person included BreakFast
– Distance to Olympic Park : 10KM (20~30Min disturbance)by car

 

6. GARAK H0TEL : http://www.hotelkarak.com

Address: 98-5 Garak dong songpa-gu, Seoul Korea
▶korea won 90,000(INC)
U,S $ 79 ( 1 night )
EUR 70 ( 1 night )
★ Basic 2 person included BreakFast
– Distance to Olympic Park : 3KM (10Min disturbance)by walk

Visa

Representatives of all countries, who need to get an invitation for a visa from the Korean side, must inform the organizer: torreon10@hanmail.net

 

Data required for the invitation:

1) First and last name (English transliteration!);

2) Sex;

3) Nationality;

4) Date and place of birth;

5) Address (place of residence);

6) Copy of 1st page of passport (with photo).             
http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/main/index.jsp#gosite

ask: Park,KyuYeon: torreon10@hanmail.net +82 10 7234 7148

The Schedule of World Championship of Kettlebell Lifting

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More Information

  • KFKL (Korean federation of Kettkebell lifting)
    Park, Kyu Yeon: torreon10@hanmail.net +82 10 7234 7148
    Park, Hyo Seong: mtgis@naver.com +82 10 6515 7471
  • IUKL (International Union of Kettlebell Lifting)
    Valentin Egorov: evvwork@gmail.com +79109758562