Donald Dinnie, SCO – Highland Games Legend
Early feats Donald Dinnie, the son of a stonemason, won his first sporting event, at the age of 16, in the nearby village of Kincardine O’Neil. He defeated the local wrestling strongman David Forbes, and took first place which included £1 prize money. In 1860, Dinnie undertook a feat of strength that was to give › Read more
Arm Wrestling Results For World Championship & Modern Day Legends
Results:  36th World Armwrestling Championships 2014 (WAF) 19 September 2014 – LEFT HAND 20 September 2014 – RIGHT HAND —————————————————— —————————————————— SENIOR WOMEN LEFT 50 SENIOR WOMEN RIGHT 50 1. TATYANA VERINA. KAZAKHSTAN 1. TATYANA VERINA. KAZAKHSTAN 2. ALINA VOLKOVA. RUSSIA 2. ALINA VOLKOVA. RUSSIA 3. ELINA PERSSON. SWEDEN 3. ESRA KIRAZ. TURKEY 4. ESRA KIRAZ. TURKEY 4. JULIANA SOARES. › Read more
Cleve Dean, USA – Arm Wrestler
Cleve Dean (R.I.P.) was one of the greatest armwrestlers in the sport of armwrestling. During his long career he has won the greatest events such as WAF, Yukon Jack, WWC and many others he is an armwrestling Legend. His name is well known all over the armwrestling world. › Read more
Rustam Babayev, UKR – Arm Wrestling
Rustam has been the armwrestler who won the most WAF (18) & European titles(19) in the history. He also has multiple Nemiroff titles. He has not lost any right arm tournament which is double elimination format since 2001 WAF. A living Legend of our sport. He is the most succesful armwrestler who wins with right & left.. › Read more
Cvetan Gashevski, BUL – Arm Wrestling
Cvetan Gashevski is known as the professor of the armwrestling. He has won 10 europeans title with right arm. He is the only armwrestler who defeated Rustam Babayev in same class with right arm in last 11 years..he also has multiple WAF titles..he has wins over almost every top puller that he armwrestled in his › Read more
Engin Terzi, TUR – Arm Wrestler
He is known as the walking encyclopedia of armwrestling. He has been competing internationally since 1993 and has 17 World & european titles. He is the only armwrestler who won WAF in 5 different weight classes and won Petaluma in half of the weight classes. There are 17 years between his first and last international › Read more
Dave Patton, USA – Arm Wrestler
A light weight Legend of our sport who dominated N. American armwrestling for years in 80s and 90s. He was known as a giant killer because he was succesfully pulling against the top heavyweights as well. He has won Over the Top, WAF, Yukon Jack,  Petaluma and many other top events in his prime. › Read more
Cobra Rhodes, USA – Arm Wrestler
Internationally the most succesful American light weight Legend. He is the only armwrestler who won WAF in 3 decades (1989-1991-1992-1993-1999 & 2000). He is known with the best hand control in the light weight history. Besides John, he is probably the most famous  American armwrestler all around the world. › Read more
Jan Germanus, SVK – Arm Wrestler
With his 14 WAF golds he is one of the most succesful armwrestler in the world. He has the record of winning WAF during the longest  period of time (1994-2008). A very powerful Slovakian Legend of our Sport. › Read more
Johnny Walker, USA – Arm Wrestler
Johnny “the ice man” Walker surely was one of the greatest middle weights in the history of our sport. Over the Top, Yukon Jack, WAF, and many other victories over the greatest armwrestlers in the history deserved his name to be written with the Golden Names on the Armwrestling History. › Read more

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Since it's formation in July 2000, the Irish Strength Association have gone from strength to strength, boasting over 140 members, many of whom have competed in the highest levels of Strongest Man,Arm-wrestling and Highland games competitions. Mission: To be the strongest on the planet!

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On Sunday 15th August in Bangor Co.Down was the grand final of Ireland’s Strongest Man 2021.  16 of the strongest men were gathered who earned their place from a qualifier prior to the contest.  Unfortunately, the defending champion Matthew McCoy was unable to attend due to an illness.  However, this was still an incredible line
Jack Harkin Wins the Qualifier for Ireland’s Strongest Man 2021
The contest found the remainder of the All Ireland Finalists to make a 16 man line up joining the likes of Matthew McCoy, Ivan Gannon, Pa O’Dwyer, Matthew McKeegan and Peter Bremmer to see who will win this historic crown.  This contest also was for Republic of Ireland, Ulster, 95KG, & 110KG and Novice/Junior/Master Strongest
Ireland’s Strongest Man Qualifier 2021
The Ireland’s Strongest Man Qualifier will take place on Sunday 25th July at 12 Noon in Davey Jones’ Unit, 10-13 Hebron Business Park, Kilkenny.     To enter the competition and have your chance to compete against the best in Ireland complete the membership form.  ISA – ANNUAL APPLICATION FORM 2021 | Irish Strong Man  
Matthew McCoy win Ireland’s Strongest Man 2020
First UK’s Strongest Man 2021 Tour Qualifier for MK Stadium on 29th-31st May 2021 event was held in Bangor County Down. A great competition and we thank Ards and North Down Borough Council for their support. The event was filmed for RTE 2, Ch5 and was live streamed on our page by one of our

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