Radzikowski Breaks Viking Press World Record

Krzysztof Radzikowski bumped up the world record for the 170-kg Viking Press to 13 reps. IronMind® | Image courtesy of SCL “The weight was set to 170 kg and his old record was 12 reps; now the record is 13 reps.

“Krzysztof Radzikowski hit a new world record in the Viking Press the weekend in Ylämylly, which is located in North Carelia, Finland,” SCL cofounder Ilkka Kinnunen reported to IronMind.

“The Energy Training day included the North Carelia Strongest Man and Miss Energy Fitness competition. Close to 1000 people came out on the sunny day to cheer the athletes and of course to look one of the top strongman athletes in a world.

“In the North Carelia Strongest Man competition, the local strongmen competed a total of 5 events, including Farmer’s Walk, Viking Press, Car Deadlift, Forward Hold and IronMind Sack Loading. The fitness ladies competed in Fitness Track which included tyres, monkey bars, tunnel, army wall, barriers, and AC wall.

Men: Top 3
    1.    Matti Lehikoinen 29
    2.    Juha Pekka Kettunen 28.5
    3.    Hannu Lankinen 28

Women: top 3
    1.    Ilona Saastamoinen
    2.    Tanja Sotikov
    3.    Veera Hiltunen

“Next year the plan is to make even bigger competition with top international athletes and television involved. Big thanks for all the sponsors who made the event possible,” said Kinnunen.


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