MHP World Log Lift Championship 2011

12 february 2011.

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Champion title goes to Z.Savickas

2008.11.18

Zydrunas Savickas has won a gold medal and claimed the champion title in the world's first Log lift championship in Vilnius.

He lifted a 200 kg log at the second try. This result guaranteed him a victory. In his third try, Zydrunas aimed for a new world record – 212.5 kg. However, the try was unsuccessful and the record wasn’t broken.

The second place was shared among three strongmen – Sebastian Wenta from Poland, Russia’s Mikhail Kokliajev and Oleksandr Lashyn from Ukraine. They all lifted a 195 kg log.

The other Lithuanian – Saulius Brusokas has taken 8th place with 160 kg weight. Vidas Blekaitis could not participate in the event because of his recent trauma.

Official results

No. Athlete Country 1 attempt 2 attempt 3 attempt Total Place
1 Tobias Ide Germany 160 160 180 160 8
2 Saulius Brusokas Lithuania 160 170 170 160 8
3 Agris Kazelniks Latvia 160 170 185 170 7
4 Erwin Katona Serbia 170 180 190 180 5
5 Oleksandr Pekanov Ukraine 180 180 180 0 0
6 Kzystof Radzikowski Poland 180 190 190 180 5
7 Sebastian Wenta Poland 180 190 195 195 2
8 Oleksandr Lašyn Ukraine 185 195 195 195 2
9 Mikhail Koklyaev Russia 190 195 200 195 2
10 ┼Żydrunas savickas Lithuania 190 200 212,5 200 1

Referees:  Ilkka Kinnunen (Finland), Marcel Mostert (Holland), Viktor Serbaties (Latvia).