1979 World's Strongest Man
|Host city||Universal Studios, California, United States|
|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 United States. 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 United States finished third. The contest was held at the Universal Studios, California.
|1||Don Reinhoudt||United States||60.3|
|3||Bill Kazmaier||United States||44.9|
|4||Jon Kolb||United States||41.43|
|5||Bob Young||United States||22.33|
|6||Cleve Dean||United States||14.4|
|7||Joseph Dube||United States||4.4|
|8||Dave Johns||United States||2|
|9||Bill Anderson||Scotland||1.33 (injured)|
|10||Jerry Blackwell||United States||0 (injured)|
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