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May 5th, 2018. IKLF Kettlebell Lifting Sport™ World Championship hosted by Chicago Kettlebell Club

  • Saturday, May 05, 2018
  • 08:00 - 11:30 (EDT)
  • Chicago, TBA


Athletes: IKLF Annual Membership is required in order to compete championship events (State, Nationals, Worlds). You may become a member here

Chicago Kettlebell Club




BOLT Kettlebell Lifting Sport™


BOLT Iron ManTM or Individual Lifts

10 Minutes Sets

May 5th, 2018


Weigh In  & Check In

8:00 am.


Start at 9:00 am, with 5 minute break between each heat.     

Order of Events

  1. Double Snatch. 10 minutes
  2. Double Jerk. 10 minutes
  3. Double Clean and Jerk. 10 minutes
  4. Snatch. 10 minutes
  5. Jerk. 10 minutes
  6. Clean and Jerk. 10 minutes.

The lifter may choose from the following options:

  1. BIM - BOLT Iron Man. Compete all 6 lifts.
  2. Compete any one or more of the six individual lifts, up to five.

About Kettlebell Lifting Sport™:

  1. Lifters compete with lifters of the same gender, age group, and weight category.
  2. Athletes compete to see who is able to lift the most weight (in total volume) during a timed set.
  3. Athletes are allowed to place the weights down during the set or to switch the kettlebell from hand to hand during the set unless otherwise specified.
  4. Only IKLF member athletes may rank, at an official IKLF meet.

Competition Rules

Levels Table

International Kettlebell Lifting Federation - 8200 E. Pacific Place Unit 110 Denver, CO 80231 - email: