Tom Stoltman has received the 2022 World’s Strongest Man, making him the primary champion in six years to win back-to-back titles.

Stoltman dominated his group within the Qualifying rounds, persistently profitable first place by means of all six preliminary occasions. Still, he entered the Finals one-and-a-half factors behind 2020 WSM winner Oleksii Novikov. Clearly not an insurmountable lead, however Novikov’s early performances throughout Days Four and Five made Stoltman push exhausting to realize victory.

Tom Stoltman’s 2022 Path to Victory

Stoltman and Novikov battled forwards and backwards, buying and selling first and second place finishes all through the primary day of Finals, barring Mitchell Hooper’s shock win through the KNAACK Giant’s Medley.

In Day Two, Novikov took an preliminary lead through the Bus Pull with a primary place win as Stoltman got here in third. However, Novikov gave up floor through the Reign Total Body Fuel Power Stairs and Stoltman received a dominant first place within the conclusive Atlas Stones to safe his second title with out query.

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With his first win in 2021, Stoltman turned the primary competitor representing Scotland to win the title. With his second win in 2022, he turned the tenth competitor within the contest’s 45-year historical past to win a number of titles.

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