Strongman Champions League Qualifier at FIBO

"The third edition of the FIBO Strongman Classics will take place at the 25th of April, 2009 at the biggest expo from Europe, the FIBO in Essen (Germany)," Marcel Mostert reported in a statement released to IronMind®.

"For the first time this contest will be a qualifyier for the Strongman Champions League. This shows the significance of the FIBO Strongman Classics 2009. The prize money for this contest will be over EUR 5,000.00 and the best competitor from this competition will have a secured place in the SCL SERBIA at 9 May." Marcel Mostert and Heinz Ollesch will be the referees.

Here is the official list of athletes:

Jarno Harms (NED) - Strongest Man of the Netherlands and winner FSC 2007
Tobias Ide (GER) - Strongest Man of Germany 2008
Jimmy Laureys (BEL) - Strongest Man of Belgium
Glenn Ross (IRE) - 5-time Strongest Man of Great Britain
Szdenek Sedmik (TCH) - Strongest Man of Czech Republic
Gregor Stegnar (SLO) - Strongest Man of Slovenia
Igor Werner (GER) - Winner FIBO Strongman Classics 2008
Martin Wildauer (AUT) - Winter Giant 2008
Mr. X - Finalist of the World Strongest Man 2008


Log Lift (maximum weight)
Stone of Strength (325 kg)
Circus Dumbbell
Tire Flip (425 kg)
Medley: Yoke Race (410 kg) and Farmer's Walk (150 kg)

For more details on the FIBO Strongman Classic, please check the official FIBO website.

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