The Commerce World's Strongest Man 2016
Botswana, Botswana, Bo
Aug 13-20, 2016
Show Results

The premier title in the sport of strongman, The World's Strongest Man competition brings together 30 of the strongest men in the world for a weeklong tournament style competition to determine who is the Strongest Man in the World.

World's Strongest Man Final Standings


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1. Brian Shaw (USA) - 53 points
2. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 51 points
3. Eddie Hall (England) - 43 point
4. Konstantine Janashia (Georgia) -  points
5. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 30.5 points
6. Martins Licis (USA) - 30.5 points
7. Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland) -  points
8. Gregorz Szymanki (Poland) -  points
9. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia) -  points
10. Laurence Shahlaei (England) - Withdrawn

Event 4 - Plane pull


40 ton plane pulled 25m

1. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 24.9m, 10 points
2. Brian Shaw (USA) - 24.53m, 9 points
3. Eddie Hall (England) - 24.45m, 8 points
4. Konstantine Janashia (Georgia) - 24.06m, 7 points
5. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia) - 23.55m, 6 points
6. Gregorz Szymanki (Poland) - 23.35m, 5 points
7. Martins Licis (USA) - 22.53m, 4 points
8. Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland) - 22.14m, 3 points
9. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 21.73m, 2 points

Event 5 - Kettlebell toss


Kettlebell toss for max height

1. Brian Shaw (USA) - 10 points
2. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 9 points
3. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 8 points
4. Eddie Hall (England) - 7 points
5. Konstantine Janashia (Georgia) - 6 points
6. Gregorz Szymanki (Poland) - 5 points
7. Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland) - 4 points
8. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia) - 3 points
9. Martins Licis (USA) - 2 points

Event 6 - Atlas stones


1. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 10 points
2. Brian Shaw (USA) - 9 points
3. Eddie Hall (England) - 8 points
4. Martins Licis (USA) - 7 points
5. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 6 points

Still waiting on final stones results from: 

Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland)  
Konstantine Janashia (Georgia) 
Gregorz Szymanki (Poland)
Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia)


Day 1 Overall Standings


1. Brian Shaw (USA) - 25 points
2. Konstantine Janashia (Georgia) - 23 points
3. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 22 points
4. Eddie Hall (England) - 20 points
5. Martins Licis (USA) - 17.5 points
5. Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland) - 17.5 points
7. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 14 points
8. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia) - 10 points
9. Gregorz Szymanki (Poland) - 9.5 points
10. Laurence Shahlaei (England) - Withdrew

Event 1 - Frame Carry


375kg frame carry for 15m out and 15m back


1. Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland) - 10 points
2. Konstantine Janashia (Georgia) - 9 points
3. Brian Shaw (USA) - 8 points
4. Martins Licis (USA) - 7 points
5. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 6 points
6. Gregorz Szymanki (Poland) - 5 points
7. Laurence Shahlaei (England) - 4 points
8. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 3 points
9. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia) - 2 points
10. Eddie Hall (England) - 1 point

Event 2 - Circus Barbell press for reps


160kg circus barbell press for reps


1. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 8 reps, 9.5 points
1. Eddie Hall (England) - 8 reps, 9.5 points
3. Brian Shaw (USA) - 7 reps, 7.5 points
3. Konstantine Janashia (Georgia)- 7 reps, 7.5 points
5. Martins Licis (USA) - 6 reps, 6 points
6. Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland) - 5 reps, 5 points
7. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia) - 4 reps, 3.5 points
7. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 4 reps, 3.5 points
9. Gregorz Szymanki (Poland) - 2 reps, 2 points
10. Laurence Shahlaei (England) - WITHDRAW

Event 3 - Max deadlift


Deadlift for max weight


1. Eddie Hall (England) - 445kg, 9.5 points
1. Brian Shaw (USA) - 445kg, 9.5 points
3. Jean Francois Caron (Canada) - 435kg, 8 points
4. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) - 420kg, 6.5 points
4. Konstantine Janashia (Georgia) - 420kg, 6.5 points
6. Martins Licis (USA) - 400kg, 4.5 points
6. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia) - 400kg, 4.5 points
8. Mateusz Kielszkowski (Poland) - 375kg, 2.5 points
8. Gregorz Szymanki (Poland) - 375kg, 2.5 points