Stefán Sölvi Petursson Wins Iceland’s Strongest Man

by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. | ©2014 IronMind

Just in from Hjalti Arnason: “Stefán Sölvi Petursson wins ISM 2010 . . . second, Benedikt Magnússon.”

Stefán Sölvi Petursson on the Stone Carry on his way to winning the 2010 Iceland’s Strongest Man contest.  IronMind® | Photo courtesy of Vodvafikn.
Stefán Sölvi Petursson on the Stone Carry on his way to winning the 2010 Iceland’s Strongest Man contest.  IronMind® | Photo courtesy of Vodvafikn.

The events were: Weight for Height, Overhead Medley, Deadlift, Atlas Stones, 380-kg Yoke, 85-kg Circus Dumbbell, Loading and Drag, 200-kg Stone Carry.

Here are the official final places and points:

1. Stefán Sölvi Petursson 49.5
2. Benedikt Magnússon 41.0
3. Hafþór Júlíusson 40.0
4. Páll Logason 35.0

"Stefán, Benidikt and Haffþór qualify for Jon Pal Sigmarsson Classic at the Icelandic Fitness and Health Expo 2010," Arnason said.


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