WSF World Strongmen Championships: Day 1 Results

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


Five tough events cut the field to the top fifteen competitors at the 2012 WSF World Strongmen Championships yesterday in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Mark Felix, a professional strongman who is also the world record holder on the IronMind Rolling Thunder and on the IronMind CoC Silver Bullet, survived the first day shakeout at the 2012 WSF World Strongmen Championships.  IronMind® | Courtesy of WSF.
Mark Felix, a professional strongman who is also the world record holder on the IronMind Rolling Thunder and on the IronMind CoC Silver Bullet, survived the first day shakeout at the 2012 WSF World Strongmen Championships.  IronMind® | Courtesy of WSF.


The beat goes on today, as those who made the cut will once again face five different but also demanding events, with the top eight advancing to the finals tomorrow.

Here are the top 15 from yesterday's events, officially:

1. Krzysztolf Radzikowski 96
2. Farzad Mousakhani 94
3. Laurence Shahlaei 84
4. Elbrus Nigmatulin 83
5. Alexander Manserov 82
6. Alexander Lashin 81
7. Josh Thigpen 79
8. Mark Felix 76
9. Nikolai Hansen 75
9. Stefan Solvi Petursson 75
11. Tarmo Mitt 73
11. Vladimir Rizov 73
13. Antanas Abrutis 71
14. Rolands Gulbis 66
15. Kevin Nee 65

ASF president Omid Amiri told IronMind, "Today we have the top 15 athletes with five hard events."

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