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English Open Championship

February 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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4TH FEBRUARY 2018THE 2018 GSU ENGLISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE TAKING PLACE ON THE 4TH FEBRUARY 2018 IN RUSHDEN, NORTHAMPTONSHIREGet your entry in here:
ENTRY TO OPEN SOON.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.EVENTS AVAILABLE:
Girevoy Sport Lifts: 
– Long cycle (Singles and doubles available)
– Biathlon (single and doubles available)
– Snatch Only

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

Marathon (60min) & Half Marathon (30min) Lifts:
– Jerk
– Long cycle
– Snatch
– Half snatch
Weights:
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 for Jerk & Long cycle if an athlete wishes to attempt double bell marathon however these results then wont be part of the IKMF and the Ultimate Girevik Cup as they are single bell only.

RANKING:
Ranking will be available at this event from:
– GSU (Long cycle, Biathlon, snatch)
– Other National organisation as appropriate/allowed (for example OKSE, AKSI etc)

If attempting ranking please ensure you check with the relevent organisation whether you need to video your set for verification.
GSU tables: http://www.girevoysportunion.com/ranking-tables/

IKMF tables: https://www.ikmf-world.com/ranks/

Girevoy Sport events:
Medals 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 (1st, 2nd, 3rd place):
Female: 58kg, 63kg, 68kg, 68+kg
Male: 73kg, 78kg, 85kg, 95kg, 95+kg
Categories with less than three people will be combined, no-one will be moved more than one category in either direction (up or down).

CHAMPIONS: overall male and female Champion Junior, Open and Veteran lifter in Biathlon and Long cycle will also be awarded a trophy.

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

To qualify for IKMF international events for classes other than amateur, you will need to achieve a CMS ranking in the lift you intend to do. This can be achieved at this event with an IKMF judge or through a video submission.
Ranks available here.
https://www.ikmf-world.com/ranks/

Event entry costs are as follows.:
Single event:
£25 non-GSU member
£20 GSU member

Double event
£40 non-GSU member
£30 GSU member

Triple event
£50 non-GSU member
£35 GSU member

If you are not a member of the GSU and you would like to become one please follow the link below.
http://www.girevoysportunion.com/individual-membership/

Organizer

Girevoy Sport Union
Email:
girevoysportunion@gmail.com
Website:
www.girevoysportunion.com

Venue

The Ferrers School
Queensway, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire NN10 8LF United Kingdom + Google Map