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GSU British Open Championships 2018

December 1, 2018 @ 09:00 - 18:00

All are welcome to compete! This is an open competition so there are no restrictions or requirements to be able to take part, you don’t have to be part of a club or organisation. All countries welcome. NB This is a one day event so entry numbers may be limited if we are over-subscribed so get your entry in soon!




MARATHON (to run throughout the whole day)

So please plan your events carefully. We cannot accommodate changes after the registration is closed. We need to keep things fair and manageable for everyone and the event hosts.



Girevoy Sport Lifts:
  • Biathlon (single and doubles available)
  • Long cycle (single and doubles available)


Women: 8kg, 12kg, 16kg, 20kg, 24kg, 28kg
Men: 16kg, 20kg, 24kg, 28kg, 32kg

Medals (1st, 2nd & 3rd place) will be awarded for both males and females in the Junior (under 18), open and veteran (over 40) categories in each kettlebell weight in the weight categories as follows:

Women: 58kg, 63kg, 68kg, 68+kg
Men: 73kg, 78kg, 85kg, 95kg, 95+kg

Categories with less than 3 people will be combined, no one will be moved more than one category in either direction (up or down).

Overall male and female junior, open and veteran champions will be awarded trophies in both biathlon and long cycle events.


Marathon (60 mins) & Half Marathon (30 mins) Lifts:
  • Jerk
  • Long cycle
  • Snatch
  • Half snatch


Women: 12kg, 16kg, 20kg, 24kg, 28kg
Men: 16kg, 20kg, 24kg, 28kg, 32kg

NB All marathon/half marathon lifts are usually single bell with unlimited hand switches. Double bells available on request if an athlete wishes to attempt double bell marathon, however these results then won’t be part of the IKMF and the Ultimate Girevik Vup and they are single bell only. Under 13’s lift for 15 minutes.

1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals will be awarded for males and females in the open categories for both half and full marathon.


December 1, 2018
09:00 - 18:00


Rossett School
Green Lane
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 9JP United Kingdom
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Chris Guyll
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