With a reported crowd of at least 20,000 spectators on hand, Magnus and Torbjorn Samuelsson placed first and second, respectively, at last weekend's Swedish Strongest Man. IFSA Scandinavia organized the two-day event, which began with fourteen competitors, who were divided into two qualifying heats_won by Torbjorn Samuelsson and Jorma Paananen. Eight competitors were in the finals, with six events: hand over hand pull, log lift for maximum, loading, carry, car hold, farmer's walk. Magnus Samuelsson, who went directly to the finals, was in "fantastic shape." Third place overall was taken by Anders Johansson. The event was televised by TV3 in Sweden.
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