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3:28 PM  December 27, 2019

TPU employee to enter the Guinness Book of Records by lifting 50 tons

© с личной страницы Сергея Коршунова "ВКонтакте"TPU employee to enter the Guinness Book of Records by lifting 50 tons

TOMSK, Dec 27 – RIA Tomsk. Senior trainer-teacher of TPU Sergey Korshunov plans on Saturday, December 28, to set a world record and get into the Guinness Book of Records, lifting a 24-kilogram kettlebell 2084 times (in total – 50 tons), this will happen during the traditional campaign of polytechnics "New Year's Jerk", the press service of the university reported.

According to the press service, the "New Year's Jerk" campaign has been held annually at Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) since 2012, following the example of polytechnics it began to be conducted in other regions of Russia. This year, "New Year's Jerk" will be held on December 28 at 11.00 in the 9th building of TPU (Arkady Ivanov Street 4/1), the participants will have to lift a 20-kilogram kettlebell 2020 times.

"The master of sports of Russia, the repeated champion of Russia among students, the senior teacher of Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) Sergey Korshunov, who plans to set a new world record: to lift a 24-kilogram kettlebell 2084 times, thereby raising the total weight of 50 tons, will take part in the action", – is said in the message.

It is noted that for those who can’t attend the event, the organizers will broadcast live in the official VKontakte group.

"In 2013 I lifted a kettlebell of 16 kilograms 2015 times, last year - a kettlebell of 20 kilograms: no one in Russia has done this before. This year I want to set a new world record, which will be entered in the Guinness book", – Korshunov quoted .

It is noted that a total of 31 athletes from the Tomsk region will participate in the tournament – both single and team, including two teams from TPU. The main criteria for admission are – the title no lower than the Candidate Master of Sports and good physical preparation. The weight must be lifted without stopping, time is not taken into account. The jerking hand can be changed an unlimited number of times. All rules comply with the standards for the implementation of the exercise "Jerk" of the kettlebell lifting federation.

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