1979 World's Strongest Man

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1979 World's Strongest Man
Host city United States Universal Studios, California, USA
Winner United States Don Reinhoudt
Nations participating 3 (final)
Athletes participating 10 (final)

The 1979 World's Strongest Man was the third edition of World's Strongest Man and was won by Don Reinhoudt from the USA. It was his first title after finishing second the previous year. Lars Hedlund from Sweden finished second after finishing third the previous year, and Bill Kazmaier also from the USA finished third. The contest was held at the Universal Studios, California.[1]

Final results[edit]

#[1] Name[1] Nationality[1] Pts[1]
1 Don Reinhoudt United States USA 60.3
2 Lars Hedlund Sweden Sweden 45.6
3 Bill Kazmaier United States USA 44.9
4 Jon Kolb United States USA 41.43
5 Bob Young United States USA 22.33
6 Cleve Dean United States USA 14.4
7 Joseph Dube United States USA 4.4
8 Dave Johns United States USA 2
9 Bill Anderson Scotland Scotland 1.33 (injured)
10 Jerry Blackwell United States USA 0 (injured)


  1. ^ a b c d e "theworldsstrongestman.com". Retrieved 2010-01-14. 

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