United Strongmen™ Teams Up with Finnish Fitness Expo

Fitness Expo and United Strongmen™ have signed co-operation for upcoming years, Jyrki Rantanen reported to IronMind.

Watch for strongman at the Finnish Fitness Expo in 2012 and beyond.  IronMind® | Courtesy of Fitness Expo.
Watch for strongman at the Finnish Fitness Expo in 2012 and beyond.  IronMind® | Courtesy of Fitness Expo.

The 2012 Expo will be in Lahti and it “it will contain the first ever strongman World Cup competition in Finland on 9 September,” said Rantanen.
  “Along with top national competitors there will be participants from several other countries and when the [strongman] competitors are having a break, the stage will be set for the IronMind® Grip Classic Semi-Final, where the top grip athletes from the country will battle it out for spots in the finals.

“The Finnish Fitness Expo is the historic, unique happening in Finland and it gathers around 15,000 body, fitness and strength sport people together for two days.  The 2012 Expo will also contain first IFBB Pro competition in Finland, along with top powerlifting, fitness and bodybuilding nationals, and it is the largest exhibition in the Finnish strength/body industry.”

Rantanen said the the following year, the Fitness Expo will host the United Strongman 105-kg World Championships.

More to follow on the IronMind Grip Classic–Volume 2.


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