2017 KBA Melbourne Open World Grand Prix Australia!

2017 KBA Melbourne Open Championship which is part of the WAKSC World Grand Prix Series!

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The Arnold Classic KBA/WKCA WGP Championship is an event open to lifters Australia wide and around the world to all federations, unions, associations, countries, communities and clubs who promote kettlebell sport.


Snatch, Jerk, Long Cycle, Biathlon, Kettlebell Marathon and Kettlebell Relay.

Daniel Hutchinson GOLD

Daniel Hutchinson GOLD

David Tabain GOLD 24 kg 188 points 85 kg w/c Rank CMS Amateur Div

David Tabain GOLD
24 kg 188 points 85 kg w/c Rank CMS
Amateur Div


 Women: 53, 58, 63, 68, 68, 73, 73+

Men: 63, 68, 73, 78, 85, 95, 105, 105+


Male Lifter:  Professional 32kg & 40 kg, Amateur 28 kg & 24kg, Novice 20kg & 16kg

Female Lifter: Professional 28 kg & 24kg, Amateur 20 kg & 16kg, Novice 12kg & 8 kg

 Athletes will have the opportunity to compete in multiple events.

One Event $120, Second Event $60
, Third Event $30

Registration link here: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1934194


This event will be showcasing a variety of Kettlebell Sport events using the new 2017 Kettlebell Athletica/Ketacademy Ranking Table. All rules and regulations are in accordance with the World Association of Kettlebell Clubs and Kettlebell Athletica. Lifters need to perform a certain number of repetitions/points in their weight class to achieve an official International rank. Ranks from Professional to Beginner: MSIC Master of Sport International Class, MS – Master of Sport, CMS – Candidate for Master of Sport, Rank 1, 2 and 3.  Athletes also compete to Win Medals and qualify to represent Australia at Worlds!

Ranking Table Link: http://kettlebellathletica.com.au/wgp/rules-rankskba-ketacademy/kba-ketacademy/



Kettlebell Athletica is the official Australian partner club to the “World Association of Kettlebell Clubs”, “Ketacademy”, and the “International Girevoy Sport Federation” and will bring together professional, amateur and novice kettlebell sport athletes to compete in one of the most highly challenging power endurance sports in the world at the third Arnold Classic Australia. The International Kettlebell Grand Prix World Tournament series is being held by organizing club competitions in different countries according to the calendar of the WAKSC.

 Arnold Classic Kettlebell Sport Captain Jad Marinovic – Australia’s 1st Master of Sport International Class, 1st Kettlebell Sport Marathon World Champion, 4 x MS, mulitiple National and World Record Holder. Founder of Kettlebell Athletica, and International representative of WAKSC, IGSF, IKMF and ASM Vityaz.

WAKSC Director Sergey Rachinskiy – Honoured Master of Sport, Honoured Coach of Russia, Master of Sport International Class, 9 x World Champion, 12 x Champion of Russia and 7 x Guinness Book Record Holder. Director Eurofitness Gym and WKCA.

Kettlebell Sport Websitewww.kettlebellsport.com.au and/or send email to info@kettlebellathletica.com.au

All registered athletes will receive a FREE Expo event pass.