Ivan Beritashvili Certifies on the Captains of Crush® No. 3 Gripper

Moscow, Russia student and arm wrestler Ivan Beritashvili has just been officially certified on the Captains of Crush® No. 3 gripper, an international benchmark of world class grip strength.

He’s a top arm wrestler and now Ivan Beritashvili has just been certified on the Captains of Crush No. 3 gripper, confirming his world class grip strength.  IronMind® | Photo courtesy of Ivan Beritashvili.

“I'm a student in Gubkin Oil and Gas State University; my speciality is engineering oil and gas pipelines.  I graduate in about two weeks time,” Ivan told IronMind, so the 23-year old is on roll.   If that’s not enough, Ivan, who stands 183 cm tall and weighs 91 kg, is  “a candidate for master of the sport armwrestling," adding,  "I do love this sport."

“Grip-training and, recently, steel bending are also my favourite hobbies.  I am one of the leaders of Russian and Ukraine on-line grip-training community 'Iron Grip' and my main function is organization of grip-contests nearly 4–5 times a year.

“Due to my great desire to develop my strength further, my next goals are Red Nail and Captain of Crush No. 3.5 certifications,” Ivan Beritashvili said.

Although Ivan was too modest to note it himself, his referee, Alexei Ovsiannikov, told IronMind that Ivan succeeded in officially closing the No. 3 Captains of Crush gripper both right-handed and left-handed.

Congratulations, Ivan—your name has been added to the official list of men certified on the No. 3 Captains of Crush gripper; and many thanks to Alexei Ovsiannikov for serving as the official referee on Ivan’s attempt—we deeply appreciate your assistance once again.

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