Ettiene Smit

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Ettiene Smit
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Born Etienne Smit
(1974-06-15) June 15, 1974 (age 42)
South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Occupation Strongman
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 131 kg (289 lb)[1]
Title 6 times South Africa's Strongest Man
Website Ettiene Smit official website
Competition record
Representing  South Africa
World's Strongest Man
Qualified 2009 World's Strongest Man
Qualified 2010 World's Strongest Man
IFSA Strongman World Championships
Qualified 2006 IFSA Strongman World Championships
Qualified 2007 IFSA Strongman World Championships
Strongman Champions League
8th Ukraine 2009 SCL Finals
4th 2010 Holland
7th 2011 SCL Iceman Challenge II
7th 2011 Germany FIBO
2nd 2011 South Africa
10th 2011 Holland
8th 2012 Serbia
6th 2012 Holland
10th 2012 SCL Savicas Classic
SCL Semi-finals
Giants Live
6th 2010 South Africa
IFSA Grand Prix's
3rd 2005 Hungary Grand Prix
2nd 2007 Holland Grand Prix
South Africa's Strongest Man
3rd 2001 South Africa's Strongest Man
4th 2002 South Africa's Strongest Man
2nd 2003 South Africa's Strongest Man
1st 2004 South Africa's Strongest Man
1st 2005 South Africa's Strongest Man
1st 2006 South Africa's Strongest Man
1st 2007 South Africa's Strongest Man
1st 2008 South Africa's Strongest Man
1st 2009 South Africa's Strongest Man

Ettiene Smit[2] (born 15 June 1974)[3] is a South African strongman competitor and entrant to the World's Strongest Man competition.[4]


Etienne Smith was born in Johannesburg. He started his strength athletics career at the age of 26 and within five years had become crowned South Africa's strongest man. From 2004 to 2009 he did not relinquish this title winning a record six times in a row. He has stated that his international presence in strength athletics has been curtailed by financial difficulties, although he was able to take up an invitation to the prestigious World's Strongest Man in both 2009 and 2010. Aside from strength athletics, he owns a restaurant in Pretoria, South Africa.[3]

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