1996 World's Strongest Man

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1996 World's Strongest Man
Host city Mauritius Port Louis, Mauritius
Winner Iceland Magnús Ver Magnússon
Nations participating 21 (heats) 7 (final)
Athletes participating 24 (heats) 8 (final)

The 1996 World's Strongest Man was the 19th edition of World's Strongest Man and was won by Magnús Vér Magnússon from Iceland. This was Magnús' fourth WSM title, tying the record of fellow Icelander Jón Páll Sigmarsson. Riku Kiri from Finland finished second, and Gerrit Badenhorst from South Africa finished third after finishing second the previous year. The contest was held in Port Louis, Mauritius.[1]

Heats[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Place Name Country Points
1. Magnús Ver Magnússon Iceland 20
1. Jorma Ojanaho Finland 20
3. Nathan Jones Australia 17
4. Paul Lepik Canada 10
4. Vladimir Turchinsky Russia 10
6. Stasys Mėčius Lithuania 10

Group 2[edit]

Place Name Country Points
1. Gerrit Badenhorst South Africa 19
2. Forbes Cowan Scotland 18
3. Bill Lyndon Australia 14
3. Evgeny Popov Bulgaria 14
5. Hjalti Arnason Iceland 12
6. Phil Martin United States 7

Group 3[edit]

Place Name Country Points
1. Regin Vagadal Faroe Islands 19
2. Raimonds Bergmanis Latvia 18
3. Berend Veneberg Netherlands 15
4. Heinz Ollesch Germany 13
5. Magnus Samuelsson Sweden 12
6. Colin Cox New Zealand 7

Group 4[edit]

Place Name Country Points
1. Riku Kiri Finland 18
2. Flemming Rasmussen Denmark 16
3. Derek Boyer Fiji 15
3. Svend Karlsen Norway 15
5. Bill Pittuck England 14
6. Brian Bell Scotland 6

Final results[edit]

#[1] Name[1] Nationality[1] Pts[1]
1 Magnús Ver Magnússon Iceland Iceland 52
2 Riku Kiri Finland Finland 43
3 Gerrit Badenhorst South Africa South Africa 41
4 Flemming Rasmussen Denmark Denmark 35.5
5 Forbes Cowan Scotland Scotland 34
6 Jorma Ojanaho Finland Finland 32.5
7 Raimonds Bergmanis Latvia Latvia 25
8 Regin Vagadal Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "theworldsstrongestman.com". Archived from the original on 4 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-13. 

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