Arnold Pro Strongman World Series

The Arnold Pro Strongman World Series is a professional sports league that features the world's best Strongmen competing around the globe for the right to compete in the Arnold Pro Strongman World Championship at the Arnold Sports Featival in Columbus, Ohio.

The 2018 Arnold Pro Strongman World Series features qualifying contests at Arnold Classic multi-sport festival in Australia, South America, Africa and Europe. In 2018, an additional qualifying event will be held at Festival Hommes Forts Warwick Warwick, Quebec, Canada with winners advancing to compete at the 2019 Arnold Pro Strongman World Championship at the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

Hafthor Bjornsson of Iceland broke through for his first major professional strongman victory when he won the 2018 Arnold Pro Strongman World Championship at the 30th Anniversary of the Arnold Sports Festival.

Bjornsson was competing in the Arnold Strongman Classic for the 8th straight year. He finished second in 2017 and was fifth in 2016. He also finished second in World’s Strongest Man three of the past four years. Three-time champion Brian Shaw of Lupton, Colo., finished second and Mikhail Shivlyakov of Russia was third.

2018 Arnold Strongman Classic Final Results

The 2018 Arnold Pro Strongman World Series features qualifying contests at Arnold Classic multi-sport festival in Australia, South America, Africa and Europe. In 2018, an additional qualifying event will be held at Festival Hommes Forts Warwick Warwick, Quebec, Canada with winners advancing to compete at the 2019 Arnold Pro Strongman World Championship at the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

 2018 ARNOLD STRONGMAN SERIES RESULTS

USA
1. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland)
2. Brian Shaw (USA)
3. Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia)
4. Mateusz Kieliszkowski (Poland)
5. Jean-Francois Caron (Canada)
6. Jerry Pritchett (USA)
6. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia)
8. Rauno Heinla (Estonia)
9. Dimitar Savatinov (Bulgaria)
10. Mateusz Ostaszewski (Poland)

AUSTRALIA
1. Rauno Heinla (Estonia)
2. Jean-Francois Caron (Canada)
3. Martins Licics (USA)
4. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia)
5. Trey Mitchell (USA)
6. Dimitar Savatinov (Bulgaria)
7. Rongo Keene (New Zealand)
8. Mathew Ragg (Australia)
9. Eddie Williams (Australia)
10. Jean Stephen Coraboeuf

SOUTH AMERICA
1. Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia)
2. Mateusz Kielszikowski (Poland)
3. Rauno Heinla (Estonia)
4. Jerry Pritchett (USA)
5. Dimitar Savatinov (Bulgaria)
6. Jitse Kramer (Holland)
7. Bryan Bensel (USA)
8. Brian Clark (USA)
9. Brendan Page (USA)
10. Tiago Aparecido (Brasil)
11. Mateusz Ostaszewski (Poland)

 

AFRICA
1. Jean-Francois Caron (Canada)
2. Jitse Kramer (Holland)
3. Jerry Pritchett (USA)
4. Rauno Heinla (Estonia)
5. Johan Els (South Africa)
6. Andrew Clayton (USA)
7. Eben le Roux (Australia)
8. Oleskii Novikov (Ukraine)
9. Mateusz Ostaszewski (Poland)
10. Maciej Hirsz (Poland)

2018 POINTS STANDINGS*

(through 2018 Arnold Classic Africa and includes points awarded at 2018 Arnold Strongman Classic)

  1. 1. Jerry Pritchett (USA), 20 pointsz
    2. Mateusz Kielszikowski (Poland), 16 points
    3. Dimitar Savatinov (Bulgaria), 13 points
    4. Jitse Kramer (Holland), 12 points
    5. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia), 11 points
    6. Brian Shaw (USA), 9 points
    7. Martins Licis (USA), 8 points
    8. (tie) Trey Mitchell (USA) and Johan Els (South Africa), 6 points
    10. Andrew Clayton (USA), 5 points
    11. (tie) Rongo Keene (New Zealand), Bryan Bensel (USA) and Eben le Roux (Australia), 4 points
    14. (tie) Mateusz Ostaszewski (Poland), Matthew Ragg (Australia), Brian Clark (USA), 3 points
    17. (tie) Eddie Williams (Australia) and Brendan Page (USA), 2 points
    19. Tiaga Aparecido (Brasil), Jean Stephen Coraboeuf (Australia) and Maciej Hirsz (Poland), 1 point

*--DOES NOT INCLUDE ATHLETES QUALIFIED FOR 2019 ARNOLD STRONGMAN SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

*--POINTS CALCULATED ON NUMBER OF COMPETITORS, PER COMPETITIONS, WITH MAXIMUM 10 POINTS FOR 1ST, 9 POINTS FOR 2ND, ETC. IN COMPETITION WITH SIX COMPETITIONS, 6 POINTS AWARDED FOR 1ST, 5 POINTS FOR 2ND, ETC.


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