192cm / 6ft 3.5ins
140g / 309lbs
Competed In WSM:
Konstiantyn Ilin – Russia
How many hours per day do you train? 2
How many days do you train per week? 4
What does your training involve?
What does your diet normally consist of?
Lunch: Meat, Eggs
Dinner: Soup, Meat
What made you want to become a strongman?
TV and ambitions
How old were you when you started training and competing in strongman?
30 years old
What is your greatest strongman achievement?
Strongman of Ukraine 2009
How do you manage to balance work and training for strongman?
Not easy, want to be a professional strongman
What is the worst injury you have ever had?
What are your plans after your strongman career?
Coaching strongmen in Ukraine
What has been your biggest disappointment whilst training as a strongman?
What advice would you give to someone who wants to become a strongman?
To be patient
What is your favourite strongman event and why?
Yioke – very heavy weight dumbbell
What is you least favourite strongman event and why?
Which past strongman do you admire now & why?
Luis Syr, Ivan Poddubny
Which current strongman do you admire now & why?
Pudzianowski, Judrunas Savickas, Vasyl Virastyuk
How do you prepare yourself for major events?
A lot of food, a lot of training
What is your favourite other sporting event?
What do you do to relax? Do you have any hobbies?
With family and children
Given your size, what’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?
Competing for Icelandic team on World Strongest Mation 2009 events
Do you have any nicknames? If so, what’s the story behind your nickname.
Tyson (serving in the army)
What would be your favourite type of holiday and destination?
What is your favourite film?
What car do you drive now and what car would you like to drive?
What personal achievement are you most proud of?
Strongest man of Ukraine 2009
Who is your biggest threat for 2009 and why?
Oleksandr Lashyn (Second in Ukraine)
If you could saint a sports person who would it be?
Leg press max weight: 1350kg x 52 reps
Bench press max weight: 220 kg
Squat max: 380 kg
Dead lift max: 385 kg