12BET (Sports News) Last year was indeed a blast as United Kingdom introduced the first ever Ultimate Strongman Championships which took place on December 10 at the Metro Radio Arena.
The said event features different challenges that the 12 chosen participants need to accomplish, these includes; bar max dead lift, axle clean and press medley, giant tire flip, and the famous Atlas stone.
The athletes that take part on the tournament are the best of Strongman in the world. Prominent names like Zydrunas Savickas, Eddie Hall, Laurence Shahlaei and Mikhail Shivlyakov have given life on the Ultimate Strongman.
The show offers unique and refreshing feel, from the introduction of the athletes, the use of lights and loud music they used.
Injuries have been experience by the participant, Eddie Hall even back-out of the contest during the first event the Yoke Walk. Zydrunas Savickas is still recovering from the wounds that he received in the competition as he tries to find his perfect form again.
It was Laurence Shahlaei who earned the belt and proclaimed as the victor at the end.
- Laurence Shahlaei (England)
- Grzegorz Szymanski (Poland)
- Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia)
- Tom Stoltman (Scotland)
- Konstantine Janashia (Georgia)
- Terry Hollands (Englands)
- Zydrunas Savickas (Lithuania)
- Cheikh Sanou (Canada)
- Eric Dawson (USA)
- Mikkel Leicht (Denmark)
- Raffael Gordzielik (Germany)
- Eddie Hall (England)
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