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Lithuanian winner of Strongman

By Iceland Review

Zydrunas Savickas defended his title “The World’s Strongest Man” by winning the Strongman competition, held in Iceland on Saturday, for the second year.

Eastern Europeans landed in the top three seats, but Iceland’s brightest hope, Benedikt Magnússon, landed in the seventh seat, as RÚV reports.

After the first round, Mikhail Koklyaev from Russia and Zydrunas Savickas from Lithuania were equal with 40.5 points each.

Both contestants completed the stone-lifting challenge with excellent results, which includes lifting five huge round rocks onto over one meter high poles.

Savickas placed all the stones onto the polls in only 25.65 seconds, which is a world record, and won the competition.

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