ACHIEVEMENTS AND TITLES
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Zivka Jadranka Marinovic, more commonly known as Jad, is born in Melbourne, Australia with Croatian and Canadian/British ancestry. Jad is a Mother of two boys, Personal Trainer, kettlebell sport coach, and founder of Kettlebell Athletica, with 25 years experience in the fitness industry, including 14 years specialising in kettlebell lifting.

ATHLETE ACHIEVEMENTS HIGHLIGHTS 

Jad Marinovic is a 6-time World Champion Professional kettlebell sport athlete, and 7-time world champion in the Veteran division, world record holder, pioneer, and most decorated kettlebell sport athlete in Australia achieving multiple firsts in Kettlebell Sport in both classic and non-traditional disciplines.

Some highlights include becoming the first Australian to be ranked  “Master of Sport International class”(MSIC), and to date she has achieved 4 x Master of Sport International Class titles, and 9 x Master of sport (MS) rank titles. Jad is Australia’s first international Kettlebell Marathon champion and winner, and in the world she is a kettlebell marathon pioneer for woman lifting two kettlebells for one hour, and most recently the first person in the world to lift two kettlebells for three hours. To date she is also the first and only Australian to win a Power Juggling title.

ATHLETE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1st Australian Master of Sport International Class
  • Australian pioneer Kettlebell Marathon & Power Juggling winner
  • 1st Australian Master of Sport International Class (MSIC)  (Kettlebell Marathon)
  • 1st Australian Master of Sport International Class (MSIC) (10 Min event -60 kg w/c)
  • 1st Australian female Master of Sport with 24 kg
  • 1st Australian MSIC with 24 kg
  • 1st IKMF Kettlebell Marathon World Champion
  • 1st IGSF World Champion Professional Division Two Arm Jerk
  • 1st Australian female Master of Sport Snatch
  • 1st Australian Master of Sport lifting double Kettlebells
  • 1st and only Australian Power Juggling Champion (Currently 3 x Power Juggling Winner)
  • 1st Female in the world to lift double kettlebells in the Kettlebell Marathon discipline (IKMF 2014)
  • 1st Female in the world to lift for two Hours in the Kettlebell Marathon discipline (IKMF 2015)
  • 1st person in the world to lift double kettlebells for 3 hours at the Arnold Classic (Keta 2019)
  • 1st Australian female IUKL World Cup Professional Champion with 24 kg
  • 1st Australian female World Grand Prix Champion Professional Champion with 24 kg
  • 1st Australian female Arnold Sports Festival Professional Champion with 24 kg
  • International Champion representing Australia in America (2010), Italy (2011), Belarus (2015), Russia (2016) and Greece (2017)

COMPETITION HISTORY

  • 2010 AKC/WKC Champion of America – Biathlon 1st Place Absolute
  • 2010 GSAA/IUKL National Champion of Australia – Snatch 1st Place & Australian record 58 kg w/c
  • 2010 GSAA/IUKL National Championship of Australia –  Power Juggling
  • 2011 GSAA Sydney Regional Championship – Power Juggling
  • 2011 IGSF Kettlebell Marathon Championship – Jerk 1st Place & World Record
  • 2011 ICKLM Champion of 1st World Olympiad of Weight Lifting Masters – 1st Place & World Record
  • 2012 GSAA/IKSFA National Champion of Australia –  1st Place Absolute OALC
  • 2013 KBA/Ketacademy 1hour Marathon Champion – 1st Place & World Record OALC
  • 2013 GSAA/IKSFA National Champion of Australia – 1st Place Absolute OALC
  • 2013 KBA/Ketacademy Champion of Australia, – 1st Place Absolute OALC
  • 2014 GSAA/IUKL National Champion of Australia –  1st Place Absolute Snatch
  • 2014 GSAA/IUKL 1st Australia World Cup PRO Champion, 1st Place Absolute Snatch
  • 2014 OALC Charity Event – IKMF Kettlebell Marathon World Record 60 kg w/c 1 Hour TALC
  • 2014 WAKSC/KBA 1st World Grand Prix Australia PRO Champion– 1st Place Absolute Biathlon
  • 2015 WAKSC/KBA 2nd WGP / 1st Arnold Classic Australia PRO Champion – 1st Place Absolute Jerk
  • 2015 1st Arnold Classic Australia – Power Juggling (Individual + Partner)
  • 2015 IKMF Kettlebell Marathon – IKMF Super Kettlebell Marathon World Record 2 Hour Jerk
  • 2015 GSAA Victoria Regionals – Power Juggling with Sergey Rudnev
  • 2015 IKMF 1st in History Kettlebell Marathon World Championship PRO Champion – IKMF World Record 1st Place Absolute Jerk
  • 2015 IKMF Kettlebell Marathon 1st Place MSWC & World Record Jerk
  • 2016 WAKSC/KBA 3nd WGP / 2nd Arnold Classic Australia PRO Champion – 1st Place Absolute LC Half Marathon MS & World Record
  • 2016 1st Arnold Classic Australia – Power Juggling
  • 2016 ASM World Cup Vityaz – 1st Place ,World Record,OALC MSIC
  • 2017 WAKSC/KBA 4nd WGP / 3rd Arnold Classic Australia PRO Champion – 1st Place Absolute TALC  MS and World Record.
  • 2017 WAKSC/KBA 4nd WGP / 3rd Arnold Classic Australia 1st Place Absolute TALC
  • 2017 1st KBA Perth Open – 1st Place Absolute TAJ
  • 2017 1st KBA Perth Open – Power Juggling
  • 2017 IGSF 26th World Championship in Greece – IGSF 25th Kettlebell Sport World Championships in Loutraki Greece –  3 x Gold Medalist, Master of sport Snatch, and TAJ World Record!
  • KBA Melb Open / 5th WGP at the 4th Arnold Sports Festival PRO Champion – 1st Place Absolute Jerk
  • 2018 IGSF Australia Cup 1st Place Absolute TALC
  • 2018 WAKSC 1st Kettlebell Marathon World Championship 1 Hour Marathon Gold & 1st Australian Master of Sport lifting doubles in Australia, Australian Record and New World  Record in 58 kg W/C & age category!
  • 2018 KBA Perth Open Gold Snatch and Gold TALC Half Marathon
  • 2019 KBA Melb Open / 5th WGP at the 5th Arnold Sports Festival – 1st Place Absolute Jerk , and Gold Snatch Absolute winner.
  • 2019 KBA Melb Open Kettlebell Marathon world record 3 hours TALC
  • 2019 KBA Perth Open / WGP Australia Gold Snatch Half Marathon
  • 2019 27th IGSF World Championship Gold 4 disciplines (TALC, OALC, Snatch, Half Marathon)
  • 2020 First stage of the International online tournament of Kettlebell – Geary IN THE AIR, 1st place Absolute Power Juggling 8 kg champion 5,54 points category women veterans, and 2nd place in the Amateur division. First person in Australian to place 1st in a Kettlebell Power Juggling event
  • 2020 1st place KIRBITOV power juggling Open Online Cup in Perm city in Russia of kettlebell juggling in the Amateur category with 8 kg achieving a total of 7.2 points.
  • 2020 Second stage of the International online tournament of Kettlebell – Geary IN THE AIR, 1st place Absolute Power Juggling 8 kg champion 6.85 points category women veterans, and 2nd place in the Amateur division.
  • For more information, visit www.jadmarinovic.com
Jad Marinovic
Kettlebell Athletica Director

WFF International Kettlebell Athletica Director

Member of WFF International Executive Committee.

Arnold Sports Festival Australia Kettlebell Captain

Australian representative for KETAcademy (KETA)

Australia representative World Association of Kettlebell Clubs

International Girevoy Sport Federation (IGSF) Vice President

IGSF Oceania Committee chairwoman