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The World’s Strongest Man-1996

(Mauritius)

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 The Overall Standing

 

Athlete

Country

Total Score

1

Magnus Ver Magnusson

Iceland

52

2

Riku Kiri

Finland

43

3

Gerrit Badenhorst

SA

41

4

Flemming Rasmussen

Denmark

35.5

5

Forbes Cowan

Scotland

34

6

Jorma Ojanaho

Finland

32.5

7

Raimunds Bergmanis

Latvia

25

8

Regin Vagadal

Faroe islands

24

 

Event 1. Truck Pull (tractor 20 tons/20meters). Jorma Ojanaho from Finland showed the best result – 34.26 sec, Gerrit Badenhorst was second with 34.51 sec, and Magnus Ver Magnusson finished third with 34.69 sec.

Event 2. Medley: Car flip (2 reps) and running. Gerrit Badenhorst was the best with 11.51 sec. Riku Kiri was second with 12.42 sec, and Magnusson showed third time – 15.64 sec.

Event 3. High throwing. Riku Kiri won surely threw the block over the 6m 60 cm wall and won the event. Magnus Ver Magnusson finished with 6m 30cm, Regin Vagadal was third with 6 meters.

Event 4. Hercules Hold. Riku Kiri showed the best time – 49.19 sec, Jorma Ojanaho was second with 47.8 sec, Forbes Cowan became third with 46.6 sec.

Event 5. Conan’s Circle (300kg), the result was in degrees. So, Magnusson carried the weight for 946°, Raimunds Bergmanis was second with 830° and Regin Vagadal was third with 799°.

Event 6. Farmer’s Walk (2 cylinders 120.7 kg each for 70 meters with turn). Magnusson finished first with 28.19 sec, Flemming Rasmussen showed second time – 29.95 sec.

Event 7. Deadlift for max (barbell with the stones). Gerrit Badenhorst lifted 410kg, Magnusson stopped at 390kg and Riku Kiri took third place with 370kg.

Event 8. Power Stairs (3 weights 200kg each for 6 stairs). Badenhorst won with 48.42 sec, Jorma Ojanaho was second with 53.64 sec and Magnusson became third with 57.87 sec.

So, Icelander won the World’s Strongest Man title again.