SCL Gets Ready for the Savickas Strongman Classic

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


The Savickas Classic is being kicked off this weekend in Vilnius in the “Siemens Arena, the biggest hockey hall in Lithuania, with 15,000 seats,” Marcel Mostert told IronMind.

Welcome the Savickas Strongman Classic and SCL Log LIft World Championships this weekend.  IronMind® | Artwork courtesy of SCL.
Welcome the Savickas Strongman Classic and SCL Log LIft World Championships this weekend.  IronMind® | Artwork courtesy of SCL.


“This will be the arena for the Coppa Cocktails Strongman Champions League Lithuania, the SCL Log Lift World Championships and a dozen other sports, like fitness, amateur strongman, athletics, bodybuilding etc.
 
“It promises to be big!,” said Mostert.

On Saturday there are three events in the SCL Lithuania contest, and the final three will be on Sunday.

“Also on Sunday, at 11.00 CET time (12.00 Lithuanian time) will be the Log Lift World Championships, live on Eurosport with one hour of live broadcasting with the 12  best log lifters in the world with 3 attempts to go for a maximum weight.  The starting weight will be 170 Kg.

“Will Zydrunas do a new World record again?  We will know soon,” Mostert said.
 
Official Start List for the SCL Log Lift World Championships
Zydrunas Savickas—Lithuania
Vytautas Lalas—Lithuania
Vidas Blekaitis—Lithuania
Ervin Katona—Serbia  
Etienne Smit—South Africa
Jean Francois Caron—Canada
Agris Kazelniks—Latvia
Mikhail Koklyaev—Russia
Johannes Arsjo—Sweden
Krsystof Radzikowski—Poland  
Alex Moonen—Holland
Juha Jarvi—Finland
 
“Mike Jenkins was invited to this as well, but he said he was to tired from WSM to come.  It s very pity ,as he seemed in good shape for the Log Lift,” Mostert told IronMind.
 
Official Start List SCL LIthuania
Zydrunas Savickas—Lithuania
Krsystof Radzikowski—Poland
Vytautas Lalas—Lithuania
Ervin Katona—Serbia  
Agris Kazelniks—Latvia
Mikhail Koklyaev—Russia
Johannes Arsjo—weden
Krsystof Radzikowski—Poland
Jean-Franois Caron—Canada
Alex Moonen—Holland
Saulius Brusokas—Lithuania
Etienne Smit—South Africa
Vidas Blekaitis—Lithuania
Juha Jarvi—Finland
Lauri Nami—Estonia
 
“Also here, Terry Hollands was on the list, but unfortunately he tore his biceps.  We all wish him  a good recovery,” said Mostert.
 
“It will  be again ‘un grande spectacle‘ in the Strongman Champions League, so come and watch on October 6 and 7 in the Siemens arena, or watch Eurosport live at Sunday, or stay tuned here for the results.”

For full details please visit the official websites of the Savickas Classic and Strongman Champions League.
 
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