The final list of competitors for the 1999 IFSA Strongman Team World Championships, to held in Panya, China October 8th - 10th, was confirmed today. Teams were announced as follows.
Finland: Jouko Ahola & Janne Virtanen
Sweden: Magnus & Torbjorn Samuelsson
Holland: Berend Veneberg & Wout Zijlstra
Poland: Jaroslaw Dymek & Mariusz Pudzianowski
RSA: Gerrit Badenhorst & Peter De Bruyn
Canada: Hugo Girard & Ed Brost
Atlantic Islands: Regin Vagadal & Torfi Olafsson
Hungary: Laszlo Fekete & Ferenz Weinteger
The Chinese team will feature two competitors new to the international strongman circuit, and will be drawn from the recently held "Strongest Man in China" competition, which was a huge success and drew a crowd of approximately 20,000 people.