2006 MET-Rx World's Strongest Man Contest: Change in Heats

IronMind® has just been alerted to a change in the qualifying heats at this year's MET-Rx World's Strongest Man contest.

The change from what was initially reported is that Boris Haraldsson (Iceland) is in Group 4 and Mohammad Gharei (Iran) is in Group 1. These are official, but once again, remember that they are still subject to change.

The updated qualifying heats are as follows:

Group 1: Arild Haugen (Norway), Jessin Paulin (Canada), Don Pope (USA), Mariusz Pudzianowski (Poland), Mohammad Gharaei (Iran)

Group 2: Terry Hollands (UK), Jesse Marunde (USA), Dave Ostlund (USA), Raivis Vidzis (Latvia), TBD (China)

Group 3: Mark Felix (Grenada), Elbrus Nigmatullin (Russia), Phil Pfister (USA), Darren Sadler (UK), Janne Virtanen (Finland)

Group 4: Jarek Dymek (Poland), Boris Haraldsson (Iceland), Dominic Filiou (Canada), Tarmo Mitt (Estonia), Kevin Nee (USA)

Group 5: Magnus Samuelsson (Sweden), Josh Thigpen (USA), Slawomir Toczek (Poland), Sebastian Wenta (Poland), TBD (Norway).

Reserves: Odd Haugen (Norway), Karl Gillingham (USA)

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