Zydrunas Savickas Leads Arnold Strongman

With the deadlift completed, Zydrunas Savickas leads the professional strongman contest at the 2011 Arnold.

Savickas and Brian Shaw tied at 1100 (1102?) lb. on the deadlift and Mark Felix, on a fourth attempt, reportedly broke the record on this lift with an 1107-lb. success.

Here are the total points so far:

1. Savickas 19.5
2. Shaw 17.5
3. Koklyaev 16.0
4. Ortmayer 12.0
5. Jenkins 11.5
6. Felix 10.0
7. Hollands 9.5
8. Best 6.5
9. Romanchuk 5.5


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