Kati Luoto, FIN – Strongwoman
Kati Luoto is a Finnish strength athlete who is foremost known as the winner of the United Strongmen Women’s World Championships held in 2013 and seven times Finland’s Strongest Woman Luoto had been involved in various sports from an early age and after giving birth to her three children, she started to attend the gym › Read more
Becca Swanson, USA – Strongwoman & Powerlifter
Becca Swanson ( born 1973) is an American bodybuilder, powerlifter, pro wrestler and strongwoman who is often referred to as “The World’s Strongest Woman” or “The Strongest Woman on the Planet”. She currently holds several powerlifting world records for women, including the highest squat, highest deadlift, highest bench press and highest total lift. WPC/APF/WPO World › Read more
Highland Games Results For World Championship & Modern Day Legends
HISTORY The World Highland Games Championships were first held in 1980 and were created as an attempt to identify who was truly the greatest Highland Games competitor. Many of the Highland Games competitions around the world have traditionally not been invitational, in the sense that novices can step up to compete, or at the more › Read more
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
John Brzenk,USA -Arm-Wrestler
JOHN BRZENK GREATEST ARM WRESTLER OF ALL TIME! John Brzenk (born July 15, 1964) is a professional armwrestler from the United States. He competes in the Ultimate Armwrestling League, is the current UAL Right-Handed Champion (Heavyweight Division), and as of 2009 is the number-one armwrestler in the world. John was named by the Guinness Book of World Records as › 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

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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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