Strongman World Records

Strongman World Records

The weights lifted by today’s strongmen are dizzying. The fact so many of the current strongman world records have been sent in the last year or two shows how quickly the level is rising. If you’re finding the numbers a little abstract just remind yourself that a polar bear weighs about 500kg. Meaning Eddie Hall could deadlift one…

Max Axel Press
215kg
Zydrunas Savickas (Giants Live Istanbul 2011)

Max Circus Dumbbell
141kg/310lbs
Dimitar Savatinov (Giants Live: Official Strongman Open London 2016)

Max Log Press
228kg/502.6lbs
Zydrunas Savickas (Rio 2015)

Max Deadlift (straps allowed/Lift on a conventional calibrated bar)
500kg/1102lbs
Eddie Hall (Giants Live: World Deadlift Championships Leeds 2016)

Weight over bar
56lbs (25.4kg) over a 5.9m/19’5” bar
Hafpor Bjornsson (Columbus 2016)

Max Atlas Stone
252kg/552lbs lifted onto a 4ft platform (1.22m)
Brian Shaw (Columbus 2016)

Most WSM appearances
13 appearances in total by Magnus Samuelsson of Sweden

Most Consecutive appearance in WSM Finals
Terry Hollands, 9 Finals (2006 to 2014)

Most WSM Podium finishes
Zydrunas Savickas has taken the podium ten times, winning six silver and four gold medals

Most WSM titles
Mariusz Pudzianowski has won World’s Strongest Man five times (2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008)

Results correct as of November 2016.

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