After delays from multiple calamities, there is a new World’s Strongest Guy for 2020. Oleksii Novikov, a 24-year-old Ukranian completing in his second WSM, took top place and the title over the weekend after the event covered in Bradenton, Florida. Novikov is connected as the youngest person ever to win the competitors.

© Thanks to World’s Strongest Male Oleksii Novikov, a 24-year-old Ukranian, won the 2020 World’s Strongest Man competitors by setting a deadlift world record and beating Brian Shaw.

The World’s Strongest Guy occasion was delayed from its typical May schedule by the early days of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic was still an issue however mindful preparation and safety measures permitted the contest to happen.

Then, the weather showed to be nearly as powerful a difficulty for the competition to clear. The first day of certifying occasions was postponed after harsh conditions from Hurricane Eta, which damaged the area, made the outdoor phase too unsafe.

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Eventually, the field was ready and the competitors was able to occur. The change indicated that the day of rest initially scheduled for Friday was gotten rid of, according to BarBend, so the 10 finalists needed to gut their way through the whole competition without getting a complete day break.

The field was missing some of the greatest names in the sport, as Hafthor Bjornsson, safeguarding champ Martins Licis, and Rob Kearney missed the event, due to retirement and injuries. But Novikov bested four-time champ Brian Shaw of the U.S.A. and increasing star Tom Stoltman of the U.K. on his way to the title. Shaw put outside the podium, and Stoltman completed as runner-up. Canadian JF Caron took 3rd location to complete the top rivals.

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Novikov performed well throughout the occasions, with standout wins in the Farmer’s carry and deadlift. He broke a 37-year-old world record in the deadlift competitors, pulling 537.5 kilograms (1,185 pounds) from 18 inches off the flooring. (Significantly, this Strongman-specific event is various from the basic deadlift mark, which stays at either 501 kg from Björnsson or 500 kg from Eddie Hall, depending upon which you choose to credit).

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The 2020 World’s Strongest Male competition is finished, however the TELEVISION protection of the occasion will still be transmitted next month. The shows will be offered on CBS Sports in December, with the full schedule to be announced “in the coming weeks,” according to a statement. A two-hour finale occasion will air on CBS on December 26.