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2011, March 22nd, Excel Arena, London

Results, top 5:

1 SHAW  67.5 POINTS

2 SHAHLAEI 54.5 POINTS

3 LALAS  53 POINTS

4=FELIX  50.5 POINTS

4=SOLVI  50.5 POINTS

 

Athletes:

THERE WAS A QUALIFYING EVENT ON DAY ONE  AND THESE ARE THE THREE THAT MADE IT THROUGH. THEY HAD TO DO FOUR DISCIPLINES AND 35 TOP STRONGMEN FROM AS FAR AFIELD AS THE USA AND HUNGARY TOOK PART IN IT. THESE THREE MEN QUALIFIED:

1.     GARY GARDNER (ENGLAND) HE IS 2M 05CM TALL. FROM NEWCASTLE IN NORTHERN, ENGLAND. CAME THIRD IN THE QUALIFIER

2.     LAURY NAMI (ESTONIA) 135 KILOS, 186CM TALL, QUALIFIED IN 2ND PLACE IN THE OPEN QUALIFIER

3.     RAFEL WILCZYNSKI (POLAND) A NEW POLISH STAR EMERGED FROM THE QUALIFYING CONTEST ON THE SATURDAY, IT WAS WON BY A NEW POLE. HOW WILL HE DO AGAINST THE REAL PROFESSIONALS??

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES LINE UP:

4.     STEFAN SOLVI PETERSSON (ICELAND) 2 X ICELANDS STRONGEST MAN AND A BIT OF A CELEBRITY IN TURKEY HAVING DONE SEVERAL BIG TALK SHOWS INCLUDING CNN.

5.     BRIAN SHAW (USA) FROM DENVER, COLORADO, FORMER COLLEGE   BASKETBALL PLAYER. HE CAME 2ND A WORLD STRONGEST MAN 2010. HE WEIGHS 200KG AND IS 2M 04CM TALL

6.     LAURENCE SHAHLAEI (ENGLAND) ENGLAND'S STRONGEST MAN, FROM GLOUCESTER, DOES WORK IN MOVIES SUCH AS THE GOLDEN COMPASS

7.     DARREN SADLER (ENGLAND) FORMER WORLD CHAMPION AT UNDER 105KG, HE HAS BEEN TO WORLD STRONGEST MAN ON 4 OCCASIONS. ONLY 1.75CM TALL.

8.     RICARDO NORT (BRAZIL) THE FIRST SOUTH AMERICAN TO TAKE PART IN A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL STRONGMAN CONTEST. HE IS THE WINNER OF BRAZILS STRONGEST MAN. COMES FROM POWERLIFTING.

9.     VYTAUTAS LALAS (LITHUANIA) WINNER OF LITHUANIA'S STRONGEST MAN TITLE IN 2010. HE WON THE GIANTS LIVE IN POLAND 2010 IN HIS FIRST INTERNATIONAL. LIVES IN DUBLIN.

10.     TERRY HOLANDS (ENGLAND) FORMER BRITAINS STRONGEST MAN AND 3RD PLACE AT WORLD STRONGEST MAN IN 2007. HE IS 2M TALL AND 180KG

11.     MARK FELIX (ENGLAND), 44 YEARS OLD, 145KG, FORMERLY BRITAIN'S STRONGEST MAN IN 2004.

12.     ALEX CURLETTO (ITALY) THIS IS THE FIRST ITALIAN SINCE FRANCO COLUMBO IN 1977 TO COMPETE AT THE WORLD STRONGEST MAN CONTEST (BODYBUILDER AND FRIEND OF SCHWARZENNEGER).

 

 

 

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