World’s Strongest Man 2011 contest to Start in London


The “World’s Strongest Man 2011 contest” will be held on March 19 and March 20 at London’s Excel Arena. Many proficient strongmen from worldwide will participate into the official qualifying tour for the competition of World’s Strongest Man, Giant Live. It will include the various events such as framer’s walk, car deadlift and Atlas stones.

World's Strongest Man 2011 contest to Start in London

The director of Giant Live for the World’s Strongest Man (WSM) championship 2011, Colin Bryce said, “Giants Live will feature an assault on the strongman world record in the dead lift at its upcoming London contest when DerekPoundstone, BrianShaw and Hollands amongst other top strongmen will be competing. As ever, the top three from the Sunday Giants Live Grand Prix go to World’s Strongest Man.”

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All contenders will compete with each other in the ‘Open Amateur Strongman Qualifier’ on 19th March, and three will be selected out of these for the next day’s Grand Prix. Chosen three runners have to battle against qualifiers of WSM, Hollands, Shahlaei, Poundstone, Shaw, Felix, Petursson and Skog. The open qualifier that takes place on 20th march 2011, Sunday will be filmed to screen later in the year. The positions will be narrow in an eliminator of four events, farmer’s walk, log press, Atlas stones and medley.

The World’s Strongest Man challenge is carried every year by the World Class Events (WCE). It is organized at the end of each year where strongmen around the world come to win the title of ‘World’s Strongest Man’. This contest is based on the point system means challengers will get the points according to the position they acquire. Now the Met-rx is the sponsor for this event. The prize awarded to the winner is known as RV Trophy. Other similar simultaneous competitor contests are Strongman Super Series that is producing the World Champion and IFSA World Championship which run since the IFSA parted company with WSM.

In 2010, Zydrunas Savickas won the World’s Strongest Man which was occurred at Sun City, South Africa from September 15 to September 22. If you feel that you can also deal with the strongest man title, then there is still an open way for you. Contest will be opened from 10 am on that day and you can get your tickets from www.grandprixexpo.co.uk to view the strongman contest.