3-7.04.2019 ’In Athens (Loutraki), Greece, the 9th World Championships in kettlebell lifting among students and the European Open Championship among men, women, juniors, veterans and athletes with disabilities ended. The chief referee of the competition is the international category judge Pantelis Filikidis, the chairman of the organizing committee is Elena Vihodet. The competitions were held according to the version of the International Gira sport Federation (IGSF) with the support of the Aspropyrgos City Hall and the Sportkamp sports camp.
Among students, the first place was won by the team of the Republic of Belarus, the second place was taken by Ukrainian athletes, the third place was taken by the team of Greece, the fourth place was taken by the team from Tajikistan. At the European Championships, the best were the athletes of Ukraine, in second place was the national team of Greece, third place from Kazakhstan, fourth place – Tajikistan, fifth place was Russia, sixth place was Spain.
In the relay the first place was won by the team of Ukraine, the second place was taken by the athletes of the Republic of Belarus, the third place was taken by the team of Greece.