2000 World's Strongest Man

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2000 World's Strongest Man
Host city South Africa Sun City, South Africa
Winner Finland Janne Virtanen
Nations participating 20
Athletes participating 30

The 2000 World's Strongest Man was the 23rd edition of World's Strongest Man and was won by Janne Virtanen from Finland. It was his first title after finishing second the previous year. Svend Karlsen from Norway finished second after finishing third the previous year, and 1998 winner Magnus Samuelsson from Sweden finished third. The contest was held in Sun City, South Africa.[1]

Qualifying heats[edit]

Qualifying heats in World's Strongest Man involve a series of six events. The field is divided into groups of six competitors with the top two in each of the groups reaching the ten man final. A win in an event gives a competitor 6 points, second place gets 5, and so on (4,3,2,1).

Heat 1[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Hugo Girard Canada Canada 28
2 Rob Dixon United Kingdom United Kingdom 27
3 Derek Boyer Australia Fiji 25.5
4 Whit Baskin United States United States 23
5 Pieter de Bruyn South Africa South Africa 16.5
6 Jose Hervas Spain Spain 2

Source[2]

Heat 2[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Magnus Samuelsson Sweden Sweden 29
2 Regin Vagadal Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 23
3 Glenn Ross United Kingdom United Kingdom 23
4 Johnny Perry United States United States 18
5 Torfi Olafsson Iceland Iceland 18
6 René Minkwitz Denmark Denmark 14

Source[2]

Heat 3[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Janne Virtanen Finland Finland 33
2 Gerrit Badenhorst South Africa South Africa 23.5
3 Brian Schoonveld United States United States 19.5
4 Torbjörn Samuelsson Sweden Sweden 19
5 Bernd Kerschbaumer Austria Austria 18
6 Brian Bell United Kingdom United Kingdom 13

Source[2]

Heat 4[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Svend Karlsen Norway Norway 32
2 Martin Muhr Germany Germany 30
3 Levi Vaoga New Zealand New Zealand 20
4 Mark Philippi United States United States 18
5 Graham Mullins United Kingdom GBR 15
6 Jean-Marc Tocaven France France 3

Source[2]

Heat 5[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Mariusz Pudzianowski Poland Poland 31
2 Phil Pfister United States United States 27
3 Zydrunas Savickas Lithuania Lithuania 27
4 Peter Baltus Netherlands Netherlands 22.5
5 Adrian Rollinson United Kingdom United Kingdom 12.5
6 László Fekete Hungary Hungary 1

Source[2]

Final results[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Janne Virtanen Finland Finland 59
2 Svend Karlsen Norway Norway 54
3 Magnus Samuelsson Sweden Sweden 53
4 Mariusz Pudzianowski Poland Poland 49
5 Phil Pfister United States United States 42
6 Martin Muhr Germany Germany 40
7 Gerrit Badenhorst South Africa South Africa 34
8 Regin Vagadal Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 26
9 Hugo Girard Canada Canada 8 (Injured)[3]
10 Rob Dixon United Kingdom United Kingdom 5 (Injured)[3]

[4]

Position Name Nationality Event 1
Super Yoke
Event 2
Power Stairs
Event 3
Car Lift
Event 4
Farmer's Walk
Event 5
Truck Pull
Event 6
Fingal's Fingers
Event 7
Atlas Stones
1 (59pts) Janne Virtanen Finland Finland 3 (19.8s) 3 (33.5s) 4 (43.1s) 1 (25.0s) 1 (49.0s) 4 (4 in 43.0s) 2 (5 in 34.5s)
2 (54pts) Svend Karlsen Norway Norway 1 (13.7s) 5 (35.8s) 6 (37.7s) 4 (26.9s) 5 (54.7s) 1 (5 in 42.6s) 1 (5 in 30.7s)
3 (53pts) Magnus Samuelsson Sweden Sweden 2 (17.8s) 7 (38.0s) 2 (70.0s) 3 (26.3s) 4 (54.2s) 3 (5 in 54.1s) 3 (5 in 37.7s)
4 (49pts) Mariusz Pudzianowski Poland Poland 7 (26.8s) 2 (28.7s) 1 (72.2s) 5 (28.3s) 3 (54.0s) 6 (2 in 26.9s) 4 (5 in 50.2s)
5 (42pts) Phil Pfister United States United States 10 (40.7s) 6 (37.2s) 7 (21.6s) 2 (25.6s) 2 (51.4s) 2 (5 in 43.8s) 6 (4 in 35.8s)
6 (40pts) Martin Muhr Germany Germany 9 (32.9s) 1 (27.9s) 3 (49.7s) 6 (30.9s) 8 (66.1s) 5 (3 in 25.2s) 5 (5 in 54.2s)
7 (34pts) Gerrit Badenhorst South Africa South Africa 6 (26.5s) 4 (34.7s) 5 (40.7s) 7 (39.0s) 6 (58.4s) 7 (2 in 22.7s) 8 (3 in 46.0s)
8 (26pts) Regin Vagadal Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 5 (24.3s) 8 (56.3s) 8 (8.2s) 8 (16.3 m) 7 (64.9s) 8 (2 in 23.8s) 7 (4 in 59.4s)
9 (8pts) Hugo Girard Canada Canada 4 (21.5s) 10 (2 stairs) (Injured) (Injured) (Injured) (Injured) (Injured)
10 (5pts) Rob Dixon United Kingdom United Kingdom 8 (27.3s) 9 (21 stairs) (Injured) (Injured) (Injured) (Injured) (Injured)

Source[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "theworldsstrongestman.com Results 2000 final". Archived from the original on 4 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "theworldsstrongestman.com Archive of 2000 Qualifying round". Archived from the original on 2008-02-01. Retrieved 2010-01-22. 
  3. ^ a b "btinternet.com". Archived from the original on 3 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  4. ^ http://the5thstone.wordpress.com/2010/12/31/world%E2%80%99s-strongest-man-2010-qualifiers-heat-5/

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