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Elena Sataeva

Elena Sataeva is the General Manager of Russian Kettlebell Academy, which is the home of the USGSF.  She has over 15 years of experience as a personal trainer.  Elena is still an active competitor in Girevoy Sport.  Here are the few of her achievements:

MSIL (Master of Sport International Level),

  • 2007 World Champion
  • 2010 World Champion
  • 2011 World Champion
  • 2012 World Champion

More about Elena

Elena, at the age of 45 is currently the only woman in the world to attempt this feat: 1000 repetitions of the Free-Style Jerk with a 16kg kettlebell in 1 hour and 14 minutes without stopping (Guinness Book of World Record Holder - December 26, 2006). See the video below.

December 19, 2010 finished "1000 Reps Freestyle Long Cycle Christmas Chalenge" with 1005repetitions in 2hr 5min.

On November 7, 2011 in Italy, Elena Sataeva became the World Champion in Girevoy Sport (Competitive Russian Kettlebells) for the second time.  Her hard work payed off.  She also set a new World Record in Snatch in her division.


Elena Sataeva - First Woman to Lift 16kg/35lb - 1000 reps

Elena Sataev

1-4 time wc
4 Time World Champion

Elena Sataeva's Best Lifts

  • Bench press - 130 lbs.
  • Squat - 305 lbs.
  • Deadlift - 282.5 lbs.

Dmitri & Elena Sataev

Dmitri & Elena Sataev

Contact Information

  • 1510 Morena Blvd., Suite A
  • San Diego, CA 92110
  • Tel: (619) 276-4760
  • M: (619) 764-1882

About the US Girevoy Sport Federation

  • USGSF was founded in 2003 by Dmitri Sataev. The purpose of USGSF is to popularize the traditional Russian Girevoy Sport (G.S., kettlebells) as well as other non-traditional physical exercises and events utilizing the kettlebell as a strength and conditioning tool. Read More

USGSF Facility Hours

  • Mon- Fri: 8:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Closed on Federal Holidays
  • Last Saturday of every month "Open House" 1:00pm-5:00pm