© с личной страницы Сергея Коршунова "ВКонтакте"
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
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
"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.