Once once more, it’s time to search out the strongest man on the face of the earth. The forty fifth annual World’s Strongest Man (WSM) will likely be operating from Tuesday, May 24 via Sunday, May 29, with a one-day break between the Qualifying Stage and the Finals. The largest occasion in energy sports activities is being held on the Capitol Mall in Sacramento, CA.

Breaking Muscle will likely be persistently updating this outcomes web page to maintain you on prime of all of the motion all through this 12 months’s contest. There isn’t any livestream of the occasion. However, WSM is providing a post-show that includes day by day outcomes and interviews with athletes, hosted by former WSM competitor Terry Hollands.

Editor’s Note: Results are from our official reporter in attendance. These outcomes shouldn’t be thought-about ultimate till after the World’s Strongest Man Facebook Live present: Backstage Live! Presented by The Beard Struggle, which airs day by day all through the competitors.

2022 WSM Leaderboard

Rank Name Points
Group 1
1 Tom Stoltman — United Kingdom 12
2 Kevin Faires — USA 9
3 Aivars Smaukstelis — Latvia 7
4 Gabriel Rheaume — Canada 7
5 Andy Black — United Kingdom 5
6 Manuel Angulo — Chile 2
Group 2
1 Mitchell Hooper — Canada 12
2 Bobby Thompson — USA 8
3 Gabriel Pena — Mexico 7
4 Brian Shaw — USA 7
5 Mark Felix — Canada 4
6 Konstantine Janashia — Georgia 4
Group 3
1 Oleksii Novikov — Ukraine 12
2 Adam Bishop — United Kingdom 10
3 Trey Mitchell — USA 7
4 Mika Törrö — Finland 6
5 Rob Kearney — USA 5
6 Grzegorz Szymanski — Poland 2
Group 4
1 Martins Licis — USA 12
2 Gavin Bilton — United Kingdom 8
3 Maxime Boudreault — Canada 8
4 Shane Flowers — United Kingdom 6
5 Pavlo Kordiyaka — Ukraine 6
6 Nedžmin Ambešković — Bosnia and Herzegovina 2
Group 5
1 Luke Stoltman — United Kingdom 12
2 Jean-Stephen Coraboeuf — Australia 8
3 Kelvin De Ruiter — Netherlands 7
4 Eythor Ingolfsson Melsted — Iceland 7
5 Kim Ujarak Lorentzen — Greenland 5
6 Evan Singleton — USA (withdrawn) 2

2022 WSM Day One Results

With Sacramento temperatures over 100 levels right this moment, heavy weights and fierce rivals gained’t be the one obstacles to profitable right this moment’s two occasions — a loading race and a deadlift ladder. Here are the outcomes from every aggressive Group, together with every athlete’s outcomes, corresponding time, and inserting inside the occasion.

Loading Race Results

The day’s first occasion has wrapped up. Competitors accomplished a loading race touring eight meters whereas carrying 5 separate implements — a 220-pound “cannonball” atlas stone, a 265-pound keg, a 275-pound anvil, and two Rogue sandbags weighing slightly below 300 kilos every.

Unfortunately, Evan Singleton suffered an harm in the course of the occasion and withdrew from competitors, marking the third consecutive 12 months he was unable to complete the WSM contest (after tearing his biceps in 2020 and catching a abdomen virus in ’21).

Group 1

  1. Tom Stoltman — Five implements, 38.39 seconds
  2. Kevin Faires — Five implements, 43.36 seconds
  3. Aivars Šmaukstelis — Five implements, 44.37 seconds
  4. Andy Black —Five implements, 50.81 seconds
  5. Gabriel Rhéaume — Five implements, 53.39 seconds
  6. Manuel Angulo — Four implements, 70 seconds

Group 2

  1. Mitchell Hooper — Five implements, 38.31 seconds
  2. Brian Shaw — Five implements, 45 seconds
  3. Gabriel Peña — Five implements, 45.88 seconds
  4. Konstantine Janashia — Five implements, 49.47
  5. Bobby Thompson — Five implements, 49.70 seconds
  6. Mark Felix — Five implements, 54.96 seconds

Group 3

  1. Oleksii Novikov — Five implements, 37.25 seconds
  2. Adam Bishop — Five implements, 45.85 seconds
  3. Mika Törrö — Five implements, 47.84 seconds
  4. Trey Mitchell — Five implements, 48.76 seconds
  5. Rob Kearney — Five implements, 54.62 seconds
  6. Grzegorz Szymanski — Four implements, 29.89 seconds

Group 4

  1. Martins Licis — Five implements, 37.73 seconds
  2. Maxime Boudreault — Five implements, 40.68 seconds
  3. Pavlo Kordiyaka — Five implements, 43.70 seconds
  4. Gavin Bilton — Five implements, 45.76 seconds
  5. Shane Flowers — Five implements, 48.70 seconds
  6. Nedžmin Ambešković — One implement, 10.2 seconds

Group 5

  1. Luke Stoltman — Five implements, 37.95 seconds
  2. Kelvin De Ruiter — Five implements, 39.18 seconds
  3. Eythor Ingolfsson Melsted — Five implements, 49.69 seconds
  4. Jean-Stephen Coraboeuf — Five implements, 52.70 seconds
  5. Evan Singleton — Five implements, 1:08 (withdrawn)
  6. Kim Ujarak — Four implements, 34.49 seconds

Deadlift Ladder Results

The deadlift ladder is a critical check of energy, endurance, and fortitude. The rivals had been challenged to carry out one deadlift utilizing 5 progressively heavier barbells — 300 kilograms (660 kilos), 320kg (705 kilos), 340kg (750 kilos), 360kg (795 kilos), and at last 380kg (840 kilos).

Shane Flowers had a solid utilized to his foot and ankle after his ultimate deadlift try, presumably associated to an harm initiated after the Loading Race occasion earlier within the day.

Group 1

  1. Tom Stoltman — 5 reps in 0:51.46s
  2. Kevin Faires — 4 reps in 0:45.89s
  3. Gabriel Rhéaume — 4 reps in 0:39.40s
  4. Aivars Šmaukstelis — 4 reps in 0:55.91s
  5. Andy Black —4 reps in 1:02.30s
  6. Manuel Angulo — 3 reps in 0:38.62s

Group 2

  1. Mitchell Hooper — 5 reps in 0:31.21s
  2. Bobby Thompson — 5 reps in 0:42.56s
  3. Gabriel Peña — 5 reps in 0:52.53s
  4. Mark Felix — 4 reps in 0:28.64s
  5. Brian Shaw — 4 reps in 0:32.20s
  6. Konstantine Janashia — 3 reps in 0:19.05s

Group 3

  1. Oleksii Novikov — 5 reps in 0:35.64s
  2. Adam Bishop — 5 reps in 0:37.44s
  3. Trey Mitchell — 5 reps in 0:59.00s
  4. Rob Kearney — 4 reps in 0:41.28s
  5. Mika Törrö — 2 reps in 0:26.65s
  6. Grzegorz Szymanski — 2 reps in 0:26.91s

Group 4

  1. Martins Licis — 5 reps in 0:43.59s
  2. Gavin Bilton — 5 reps in 0:52.28s
  3. Shane Flowers — 4 reps in 0:36.69s
  4. Maxime Boudreault — 3 reps in 0:21.12s
  5. Pavlo Kordiyaka — 3 reps in 0:38.50s
  6. Nedžmin Ambešković — 3 reps in 0:45.45s

Group 5

  1. Luke Stoltman — 4 reps in 0:42.87s
  2. Jean-Stephen Coraboeuf — 4 reps in 0:53.87s
  3. Kim Ujarak — 4 reps in 0:56.48s
  4. Eythor Ingolfsson Melsted — 3 reps in 0:40.88s
  5. Kelvin De Ruiter — 3 reps in 0:56.44s
  6. Evan Singleton —  (withdrawn)

2022 WSM Events

Here’s the entire schedule for the competitors, together with the three-day Qualifiers and the two-day Final.

Qualifying Round — Day One

  • Loading Race 
  • Deadlift Ladder

Qualifying Round — Day Two

Qualifying Round — Day Three

  • Wrecking Ball Hold
  • Stone Off

[Rest Day/No Events]

Final — Day One

  • KNAACK Giant’s Medley
  • Deadlift
  • Flintstone Barbell 

Final — Day Two

  • Bus Pull 
  • Reign Total Body Fuel Power Stairs
  • Atlas Stones

2022 WSM Competitor Withdrawals

While 30 males certified to enter this 12 months’s WSM, sudden eventualities can happen. Here’s an inventory of the rivals who’ve withdrawn from the competition.

How Strongman is Scored

Scoring factors in aggressive strongman occasions pertains to the general subject of rivals. First place can earn as many factors as there are rivals, and factors descend accordingly.

In the Qualifying stage, you may earn a most of six factors as a result of there are six athletes in every group. First place will get six factors; second will get 5, and so forth. In the Finals, there will likely be 10 rivals in complete, so first place earns 10 factors; second will get 9; third will get eight; and so forth.

In the occasion of any tied scores, factors are cut up evenly. If two athletes tie for second, you’ll add up the second and third place factors and divide by two. For instance, within the WSM Finals, if two athletes tie for second place, they’d every earn 8.5 factors (9 plus eight divided by two).

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