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The World's Strongest Man-1993

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In 1993 the main strongman contest was held in Orange, France.

The Overall Standing:

 

Athlete

Country

Total Score

1

Gary Taylor

GB

54

2

Magnus Ver Magnusson

Iceland

49

3

Riku Kiri

Finland

48.5

4

Manfred Hoeberl

Austria

41.5

5

Berend Veneberg

Netherland

26

6

Harold Collins

USA

24.5

7

Henrik Ravn

Denmark

23

8

Gerrit Badenhorst

South Africa

17.5

 

Event 1. Truck Pull 7 tons for 25 meters. Manfred Hoeberl won the event, Gary Taylor was second and Magnus Ver Magnusson was third.

Event 2. Leviathan Press – log press 110kg for reps (with back support). Harold Collins won the event with 20 reps, Manfred Hoeberl and Riku Kiri made 19 reps both and divided 2-3 places.  

Event 3. Wheelbarrow with people (total weight is 1 ton) for 25 meters. Gary Taylor was the fastest, Magnus Ver Magnusson showed second result and Gerrit Badenhorst was third.

Event 4. Clash of the Titans (Pull Push) on the square area. Gary Taylor won again, Riku Kiri became second and Magnus Ver Magnusson third.

DAY 2.

Event 1. The car carry (as a yoke) 440kg for 25 meters. Gary Taylor finished with full distance and took a first place, Magnus Ver Magnusson showed second result and Riku Kiri was third.

Event 2. Hercules Hold (two barrels 136.1 kg each). Riku Kiri was the winner, Magnus Ver Magnusson was second and Berend Veneberg was third.

Event 3. High throwing (blocs over the 5meters wall). Manfred Hoeberl was the best in this event, Riku Kiri took the second place and Magnus Ver Magnusson was third.

The Final Event. Atlas Stones: athletes had to carry 5 stones for some meters distance and put it into the barrels. Gary Taylor showed the fantastic time – just 17,19 sec. So, the Briton became the World's Strongest Man-1993.

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