Worls strongman championship 2024

The World Strongman Championships in Dubai were held on March 28, 2024 in a new single distance format: athletes competed in random pairs. This format, according to Vladimir Burdun, the President of the International Union of World Strongman, was developed with the aim of presenting the sport of strongman in the Olympic movement.

The prospects for recognition of strongman sport were discussed with world sports leaders who visited the World Championships: Ivo Ferriani, member of the IOC Executive Committee, President of the SportAccord; Stefan Fox, President of the Alliance of Independent Members of Sports (AIMS); Julia Govinden, President of United Through Sport (UTS). The distinguished guests provided explanations of the current situation, stages and principles of joining the Olympic movement at the annual general meeting of the International Union of World Strongman.

The World Strongman event was attended by representatives from 42 countries. The Dubai Sports Council’s support for the World Strongman Championships underscored the UAE’s commitment to innovation as one of the world’s leading sporting destinations. The organizing operator was Emirates Sports Group.

Championship results:

– among women U75, Brendali Theron from South Africa/UAE won (10 points), Natalya Kuznetsova from Russia (8 points) was in second place, Fatma Mohamed El-Gazzar from Egypt was in third place (6 points);

   – among men in the U95 category, Vladlen Valyaev from Russia won (35 points), second place was Sahib Bahirov from Azerbaijan (34 points), third place was Artem Mironov from Russia (31 points);

– among men in the U110 category, Leonty Miroshnik from Russia won (30 points), second place Alexey Kosterin from Russia (28 points), third place Roman Druzhinin from Russia (26 points).

Full results:




Special thanks were also expressed to the companies involved in the organizational support of The World Strongman Championship 2024. Among them:

  • The Emirates Sports Council (link https://dubaisc.ae/) is the main partner and official body responsible for the development of the sports sector in the Emirates;
  • The Scandalist (https://thescandalist.ru/) – The main partner providing all participants with invigorating drinks with amazing taste. The Scandalist encourages everyone to become unbeatable and scandalously bright, as demonstrated by the main representative, the face of The Scandalist – Lion Miroshnik, who became the Champion in the category U-110;
  • Waterrower & NOHRD ( https://www.nohrd.com/us/ ) – Co-organizer and partner providing equipment for the organization of the prestigious Fedor Konyukhov Cup “Across Oceans” during the Championship;
  • Strong Gym (the link https://www.strongtraining.net/), a company that provided the Emirates Sports Group with a whole team of professional judges during the Championship;
  • Sun Ride – the main partner providing maximum comfort for transportation during all events held under the auspices of the Emirates Sports Group;
  • MedX Pharmacy & Nutrition (https://www.medxpharmacy.com/) – a partner providing the highest quality products to support health;
  • Paragon Properties (https://paragonproperties.ae/) – The main partner in selling prestigious real estate in Dubai;
  • ISD Sports Science (https://isdsportsscience.com/) – The main partner, a modern strength training and recovery center located in the Dubai Sports City sports center and focused on optimizing sports performance;
  • Emirates Sports Hotel (https://emiratessportshotel.com/) – The main partner providing a venue for sports events and a real home for all participants and spectators of the competitions;
  • EBBF (https://www.ebbf.ae/en/) – A partner, an official state regulatory body responsible for monitoring and standardizing the bodybuilding and fitness industry in the UAE;
  • VIRTUOZITY (https://virtuozity.com/) – The main partner providing products for true connoisseurs of luxury pleasures.
  • FanApps (https://fanapps.io/) – The main partner in creating mobile applications for professional athletes, sports organizations, and event venues.
  • AMK Invest – The main partner providing support for sports events within the Emirates Sports Group.

According to the spectators, the event has been held at a higher  level, and the sport of Strongman has advanced to a new stage of growth, gaining increased visibility due to its impressive spectacle and the intense emotions evoked during the competition.

The Championship received informational support from the publishing company Khaleej Times, a world leader in media and communications https://www.khaleejtimes.com/ .

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