2008 World's Strongest Man

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2008 World's Strongest Man
Host city United States Charleston, West Virginia
Winner Poland Mariusz Pudzianowski
Nations participating 12
Athletes participating 30

The 2008 World's Strongest Man was the 31st edition of World's Strongest Man and was won by Mariusz Pudzianowski from Poland. It was his fifth and record breaking title. Derek Poundstone from the United States finished second, and Dave Ostlund also from the United States finished third after finishing sixth the previous year. The contest was held at Charleston, West Virginia.[1]

Qualifying heats[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Derek Poundstone United States United States 29
2 Jason Bergmann United States United States 27.5
3 Mark Felix United Kingdom United Kingdom 26
4 Stefán Sölvi Pétursson Iceland Iceland 19
5 Jarek Dymek Poland Poland 18.5
6 Igor Werner Germany Germany 6

Heat 2[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Phil Pfister United States United States 27.5
2 Sebastian Wenta Poland Poland 25
3 Johannes Årsjö Sweden Sweden 22.5
4 Richard Skog Norway Norway 22.5
5 Oli Thompson United Kingdom United Kingdom 19.5
6 Tobias Ide Germany Germany 8

Heat 3[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Tarmo Mitt Estonia Estonia 28.5
2 Terry Hollands United Kingdom United Kingdom 26.5
3 Kevin Nee United States United States 23.5
4 Elbrus Nigmatullin Russia Russia 18.5
5 Janne Virtanen Finland Finland 18
6 Jean-Francois Caron Canada Canada 11

Heat 4[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Mariusz Pudzianowski Poland Poland 29
2 Arild Haugen Norway Norway 25
3 Brian Shaw United States United States 21
4 Laurence Shahlaei United Kingdom United Kingdom 20
5 Louis-Philippe Jean Canada Canada 19.5
6 Brian Siders United States United States 11.5

Heat 5[edit]

# Name Nationality Pts
1 Travis Ortmayer United States United States 31.5
2 Dave Ostlund United States United States 28
3 Jimmy Marku United Kingdom United Kingdom 23.5
4 Magnus Samuelsson Sweden Sweden 19.5
5 Raivis Vidzis Latvia Latvia 14.5
6 Florian Trimpl Germany Germany 9

Final results[edit]

#[1] Name[1] Nationality[1] Pts[1]
1 Mariusz Pudzianowski Poland Poland 58.5
2 Derek Poundstone United States United States 53.5
3 Dave Ostlund United States United States 49.5
4 Phil Pfister United States United States 44.5
5 Travis Ortmayer United States United States 39.5
6 Sebastian Wenta Poland Poland 38
7 Tarmo Mitt Estonia Estonia 30.5
8 Arild Haugen Norway Norway 26
9 Jason Bergmann United States United States 25
10 Terry Hollands United Kingdom United Kingdom 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "theworldsstrongestman.com". Archived from the original on 4 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 

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External links[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SS8vv-xGtDk