MHP World Log Lift Championship 2011

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Eurocom Europe Log Lift championship 2009

2009.11.26

Kaunas, Lithuania 21 November 2009, 16:00 p:m (local time) Kauno Akropolis

At 16:00 on 21 November 2009, the European Log Lifting Championship EUROCOM took place at Kaunas “Akropolis”. Strongmen were cheered by numerous audience.

In the European Log Lifting Championship of this year, 10 European athletes competed. Lithuania was represented by Zydrunas Savickas, the record-holder of the World Log Lifting Championship (the record was set on 16 November 2008 in Vilnius, 210 kg), Vidas Blekaitis and Saulius Brusokas. Neighbouring Latvia was represented by the champion Agris Kazelniks, Marek Leitis and Dainis Zageris. The competition was also attended by the Russian representative Aleksandr Mantserov, Estonian representative Markus Menick, Serbian champion Erwin Katona and Polish representative Krzysztof Radzikowski.

The sportsmen having taken the first five places won the right to participate in the World Log Lifting Championship of next year. During the show, the World Record was improved (212.50 kg). (Recently, Zydrunas Savickas has been improving log lifting records each year practically: in 2004, 188 kg (Ukraine); in 2005, 200 kg (Hungary); in 2005, 202.50 kg (Latvia); in 2006, 205 kg; in 2008, 207.50 kg (Holland); in 2008, 210 kg (Lithuania)).
Results are the following:

No. Athlete Country Weight
1 Zydrunas Savickas Lithuania 212.5 kg (new World Record)
2 Krzysztof Radzikowski Poland 195 kg
3 Vidas Blekaitis Lithuania 190 kg
4 Erwin Katona Serbia 180 kg
5 Saulius Brusokas Lithuania 170 kg
6 Agris Kazelniks Latvia 165 kg
7 Mareys Leitis Latvia 165 kg
8 Aleksandr Mantserov Russia 160 kg
9 Dainis Zageris Latvia 150 kg
10 Markus Menick Estonia  -

Referee: Marcel Mostert (Holland)