APCON – Ultimate Kettlebell Weekend!

APCON – Ultimate Kettlebell Weekend

23.-25.8.2019 Apcon Finland, Messukeskus

(Expo and Convention Centre), Helsinki


Friday 23.8. Finnish Veteran Championships, Strongsport

Saturday 24.8. Cup of Scandinavia & Finnish Nationals.

Sunday 25.8. Ultimate Girevik Cup (stage 3)

Ultimate marathon: 1-2 lifters daily



Finnish Veteran Championships (Friday)

Weightclasses: -68 kg ja +68 kg (women), -85 kg ja +85 kg (men)

N35: Biathlon 16kg, OALC 20 kg

N50: Biathlon 12kg, OALC 16 kg

N60: Biathlon 12kg, OALC 16 kg

M40: Biathlon ja LC 24 kg

M50: Biathlon ja LC 20 kg

M60: Biathlon ja LC 16 kg


Strongsport (Friday) International

One arm Longcycle 4 minutes (one change of arms)

Weightclasses: no weightclasses

Women OALC 28 kg, men OALC 40 kg


Cup of Scandinavia (Saturday) International


Men 18 years and up: -68kg, -73kg, -78kg, -85kg, -95kg and +95kg

Women 18 years and up: -53kg, -58kg, -63kg, -68kg, -73kg and +73kg

Veterans Men: +50 years. No weightclasses

Veterans Ladies: +50 years. No weightclasses

Youth Men -17 years: No weightclasses

Youth Women -17 years: No weightclasses

Longcycle and Snatch

Men: 20, 24 and 32kg, Winners awarded in each category

Women: 16, 20 and 24kg, Winners awarded in each category

Veterans Men: 16, 20 and 24kg, Winner decided by pointsystem

Veterans Ladies: 12, 16 and 20kg, Winner decided by pointsystem

Youth Men: 12, 16 and 20kg, winner decided by lifted weight/bodyweight

Youth Women: 8, 12 and 16kg, winner decided by lifted weight/bodyweight


Veteran, Men (+50): 16 kg (0,7p), 20 kg (1p), 24 kg (1,5 p)

Veteran, Ladies (+50): 12 kg (1p), 16 kg (1,5p), 20 kg (2,5p)


Finnish national competition (Saturday)

Weightclasses: no weightclasses

Women: biathlon 8kg, 12 kg, 16 kg, 20 kg, 24 kg (jerk with 1 or 2 kettlebells)

Women: snatch 8 kg, 12 kg, 16 kg, 20kg, 24 kg

Women: OALC 8 kg, 12 kg, 16 kg, 20 kg, 24 kg

Women: LC 8 kg, 12 kg, 16 kg, 20 kg, 24 kg

Men: biathlon 12 kg, 16 kg, 20 kg, 24 kg, 32 kg

Men: LC 12 kg, 16 kg, 20 kg, 24 kg, 32 kg

Ultimate Girevik Cup (Sunday) International

Semi-marathon (30 min) in Long Cycle, Jerk, Snatch, Half Snatch

Free choice of KB weights with 2kg intervals, 4-40kg

Weightclasses: Men: -75, 75-85, +85kg Women: -60, 60-70, +70kg

Ageclasses: Junior <15 years, Open 15-49 years, Veteran 50+ years


Information for Finnish lifters (friday championships and saturday nationals):

Kilpailu käydään Suomen painonnostoliiton säännöillä. Osallistujien on kuuluttava Painonnostoliiton alaiseen seuraan ja heillä on oltava oltava Suomen painonnostoliiton lisenssi (tarkistetaan ilmoittautumisajan loputtua). Suomen Painonnostoliiton lisenssin voimassaolo edellyttää kilpailut kattavan vakuutuksen (pl. Masters lisenssi). Osallistujan täytyy myös allekirjoittaa antidopingsitoumus. Ohjeet löytyvät painonnostoliiton sivuilta: http://painonnosto.fi/kilpailu/lisenssit


Register before: 20.6.2019

Link to registration: https://forms.gle/foMBYeMBuf59GEeC6

Participation fee: 50 €/1 competition day, 70€/ 2 days, 80€/ 3 days

There is no limit of the disciplines lifted per day. Access for the event is only for the athlete competing and athletes will have full access to the whole Apcon event the day of their competition.


Payment info will be provided after finalizing the registration form. The payment of the participation fee needs to be done before 1.8.

Schedule: Timetable for the competition will be informed 7.8.

Weigh-in possibilities:

Thursday at 18-20

Friday at 8-10 and 18-20

Saturday at 8-10 and 18-20

Sunday at 8-10


Check also the other program at Apcon, the most powerful multi-sport event and biggest fitness expo in Northern Europe! https://activephysiqueconvention.com/


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More information or questions?
Contact: UkwFinland@gmail.com
Welcome to the Ultimate Kettlebell Weekend in Finland!