It's my best show in 12 years!," exclaimed World Strongman Federation founder Vlad Redkin, describing his contest in Silichy, Belarus.
World Strongman Federation (WSF) president Vlad Redkin (middle left) and the winner of the WSF Belarus stage, Mariusz Pudzianowski (middle right). IronMind® | Photo courtesy of Vlad Redkin.
"We had 4,000 people and the weather was very good," Redkin told IronMind®. And he also had a competitor named Mariusz Pudzianowski, who more than left his mark on the field at Silichy, Belarus.
Here are the final places and points, officially:
1. Mariusz Pudzianowski (Poland) 82 points
2. Elbrus Nigmatullin (Russia) 63 points
3. Janne Virtanen (Finland) 62.5 points
4. Tarmo Mitt (Estonia) 57 points
5. Dave Ostlund (USA) 56 points
6. Stojan Todorchev (Bulgaria) 55 points
7. Artis Plivda (Latvia) 51 points
8. Christian Savoie (Canada) 45.5 points
9. Mark Felix (UK) 38 points
10. Sergei Rjumin (Belarus) 36 points
11. Mikhail Sidorichev (Russia) 32.5 points
12. Rolands Gulbis (Latvia) 22 points
13. Gregor Stegnar (Slovenia) 21.5 points
14. Alex Lapirev (Belarus) 3 points (injured)