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Dainis Zageris will be sporting the crown of MLO SCL World's Strongest Viking 2021
July 26, 2021

Nothing better for post-covid strongman competition restart than going back to Norway and witnessing MLO SCL World's Strongest Viking 2021. In a location that always inspires great results and memorable performances, Dainis Zageris (Latvia) excelled once more like one of the most dominant players in the strongman game.

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Well-deserved! Tom Stoltman is the strongest man in the world for 2021!
June 21, 2021

After an epic, five-day-long tournament, Tom Stolman was crowned as the champion in The 2021 World’s Strongest Man. The contest, which took place from June 15th-20th in Sacramento, California, was full of spectacular events and power athletes with an unbelievable drive for new world records and trophies.

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MLO adds two brand new products to its fast-growing line
December 8, 2020

Faced with various challenges, in 2020 our team managed to remain distracted from the gloomy mood and the stressful vibes mainly because of its preoccupation in the lab. We came up with not one, but two brand new products that nicely complement our existing Hardbody and Strong Series

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The unstoppable Oleksii Novikov wins World's Strongest Man 2020
November 17, 2020

Few things remain certain during this past COVID-19 year, one of them being that a new strongman champion must be crowned. Just a couple of days ago Oleksii Novikov from Ukraine became the youngest persons since 1984 to win World's Strongest Man 2020.

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At last! Dennis Kohlruss wins for the 1st time a stage of MLO Strongman Champions League!
September 30, 2020

It was about time, we must say, a truly talented and dedicated athlete like Dennis Kohlruss to score a big victory in MLO SCL. This happened during the event World Record Breakers , which took place in his native country Germany

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The wait is over! Dainis Zageris triumphs in the first post-covid event for season 2020
August 3, 2020

MLO Strongman Champions League was more that pleased to welcome back its favourite power athletes in Finland

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What a start! Sean O'Hagan wins The World's Strongest Viking 2020
January 30, 2020

In the first edition of MLO Strongman Champions League for 2020 Sean O`Hagan from Ireland stole the show with his outstanding performance. He finished the competition with 48.5 points, leaving behind the overall champion from 2019 - Aivars Smaukstelis (46.5 points) and Mika Torro (44 points).

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Victorious Aivars Smaukstelis is crowned as the new overall champion in MLO SCL World Finals 2019
November 19, 2019

Last year Aivars Smaukstelis from Latvia finished with bronze in the final series of MLO Strongman Champions League. This time he was ready - to rule.

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Unstoppable! De Ruiter triumphs again - this time in Curacao
October 8, 2019

Kelvin De Ruiter from Netherlands is on a winning streak. And that`s a fact. In the last few months he barely missed a winners podium in the MLO Strongman Championships League Series and most of his victories ended with gold decorations.

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Second time in a row - Kelvin de Ruiter wins the gold in MLO SCL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRUCK PULL 2019
September 25, 2019

Last weekend Kelvin De Ruiter from the Netherlands defended his champion title in SCL World Truckpull Series. This time in Kiev, Ukraine, De Ruiter showed some phenomenal skills by scoring two victories and one second place in the three-event competition.

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Debutant Oleg Sylka walked away with the gold in MLO SCL PORTUGAL 2019
August 14, 2019

During his very first appearance in MLO Strongman Champions League, Oleg Sylka from Ukraine showed some exceptionally solid ambitions for his future in the competition. He managed to finish first in a stage, where the final four athletes scored almost identical results and the winners podium was a matter of one or even half point

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Mateusz Kieliszkowski from Poland takes the crown in MLO SCL FINLAND 2019
August 8, 2019

The history of MLO Strongman Champions League knows many glorious victories and triumphs. And still, two scores over 100 points in one competition - that`s not something you see everyday. Both Mateusz Kieliszkowski and Aivars Smaukstelis achieved mind-blowing results, but 4 points decided the faith of the gold medal in MLO SCL FINLAND 2019

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Marko Remlik from Estonia conquers MLO SCL SERBIA 2019
August 1, 2019

With overall score 54.5 points Marko Remlik is the new champion of MLO Strongman Champions League Serbia. In this year`s edition on The Balkan Peninsula, he managed to overcome the fierce competion from Sebastian Kurek and Tyler Cotton

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Aivars Smaukstelis adds MLO SCL RUSSIA 2019 to his gold trophy collection
July 24, 2019

Aivars Smaukstelis from Latvia made the perfect score of 57 points last weekend in Russia and this was enough to allow him climb the highest step on the winners podium.The silver medalist Dimitri Kuzinski from Russia was more than 10 points behind (41 in total) but nevertheless his performance made very proud and happy the local public.

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Home, sweet home - Alex Moonen triumphs in MLO SCL Holland 2019
June 19, 2019

The old Russian provevb "At home even the walls help" turned out to be true last weekend, when Alex Moonen finished first in Stage 4 of Strongman Championship League, which took place in his home country Holland. What`s even better -  the silver medal also stayed at native soil thanks to Kelvin Ruiter.

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Second time in a row -  Krzysztof Radzikowski is the World`s Strongest Viking 2019
January 27, 2019

It seems like Krzysztof Radzikowski from Poland quite like the feeling of being World`s Strongest Viking.  After his victory in the 2018`s edition of this competition, once again Radzikowski showed how well he can manage his athletic powers in Norway

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Long live the new/old king! Once more, Zageris is the big champion in MLO SCL World Finals 2018
November 12, 2018

Toughen by his numerous victories in strongman competitions, Dainis "The Titan" Zageris showed great concentration and utilizing all of his outstanding strength skills, he managed to embrace for a second year in a row the gold medal and the title "MLO SCL Overall Champion".

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Here we go again - another win for Belšak in MLO SCL Serbia 2018
July 15, 2018

The lucky stage 7 in Zlatibor helped Matjaž Belšak to cement his ambition for the championship crown in 2018. Even though the end of the season is still far away, Belšak for sure won't let to be distracted from his main goal.

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The Champ is back! First victory for Matjaž Belšak in 2018
May 14, 2018

This weekend, 2017 MLO SCL Champion Matjaž Belšak from Slovenia grabbed his first win for the new season in Abu Dhabi. Well-rested and refreshed, Matjaž quickly made it clear he is determined to set the bar high not only for himself, but also for his opponents.

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On a winning streak - Radzikowski triumphs in MLO SCL FIBO GERMANY 2018
April 16, 2018

During one of the biggest world expos in 2018, Krzysztof Radzikowski from Poland showed no signs of stage fever and simply took what he had come for - the golden medal in MLO SCL FIBO GERMANY 2018.

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MLO will present at FIBO 2018
April 5, 2018

Don't miss the chance to test how real supplements should taste and feel. Also, you will get the perfect opportunity to meet some of our greatest strongman athletes or to have a professional, but still very friendly chat with our expert consultants about everything that is of interest for you about the healthy lifestyle, training and supplementation. Don`t miss the chance to test how real supplements should taste and feel. Also, you will get the perfect opportunity to meet some of our greatest strongman athletes or to have a professional, but still very friendly chat with our expert consultants about everything that is of interest for you about the healthy lifestyle, training and supplementation....

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Krzysztof Radzikowski is The World's Strongest Viking for 2018
January 29, 2018

In this year`s edition of World`s Strongest Viking, Krzysztof Radzikowsi from Poland claimed the victory axe, leaving a little chance for real competition. Well-prepared and focused as an ancient worrior,  Radzikowsi donimated in almost every discipline of the event.

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The strongest man alive - after a perfect season, Matjaž Belšak is the new champion of MLO Strongman Champions League 2017
December 1, 2017

Watching Matjaž Belšak's winning quest throughout the year, it was very difficult to image how he could be stopped on his way to the ultimate championship title in 2017. Fierce hard worker, always striving for improvement and further progress, this Slovenian power athlete arrived to the World Finals in Mexico with one single purpose. The rest is history. Belšak dominated in almost every discipline in the event, except "Car Deadlift" (won by J.F Caron with 10 repetitions), "Front Hold"(first place for Luke Herrick) and "One-Arm Kettlebell Throw" (where Dennis Kohlruss registered 5.10m with 26kg weight). Matjaž was absolutely unbelievable in the dumbbell discipline and as a result he set a new world record - 14 repetition for 60 seconds with 95kg weight. In addition Belšak was ahead of everyone in "Carry and Drag", "Bus Pull"and "The Medley"...

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Dainis "The Titan" Zageris scores a last-minute victory in MLO SCL Greece
November 16, 2017

In the land, considered by many, as the ancient cradle of sports, an epic strongman battle decided the fate of the finalists in the "World Series". With their excellent results Dainis Zageris, Krzysztof Radzikowski, Dennis Kohlruss, Luke Herrick and Sean O'Hagan qualified for the last stage of MLO SCL in Mexico, where we will find out who is going to be the 2017's champion of the strongest league. Last Saturday in Corinth more that 5000 people witnessed one of the best-organized competitions in the calendar of SCL. The local hosts demontrated real olympic traditions in event management, allowing the athletes to enjoy to the fullest Greece`s beauty, nature and delicious food. And thank God the winners had indeed big arms so that they were able to hold their several trophies, appompanied by the traditional for this country laurel wreath....

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Back on top - Dainis Zageris wins in Curacao, silver, and bronze for Kevin Faires and Luke Herrick
October 13, 2017

With only two months left till the grand final in MLO Strongman Champions League, you can bet that from now on every stage of these series will be more than crucial.

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Aivars Smaukstelis landed his first victory this season in MLO SCL Romania
September 19, 2017

Situated in the very heart of the Carpathian Mountains, Sibiu is a Romanian town, where you can really enjoy the perfect mix of nature, history and urban beauty. As a bonus, the climate here is pleasantly mild, offering some of the best weather conditions for a strongman event around Europe. All this, without doubt, set the mood for the high results and showtime vibes in Stage 11 of Strongman Champions League. The competition in Sibiu was organized in six different disciplines. The first one - Car Hold, was dominated by Sucman Rodion, who managed to take an early lead against his main opponents and with few strategic moves later in the game, he succeeded in winning the 3th place. ...

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4 and still counting - Matjaž Belšak scores another crushing victory in SCL Finland
August 23, 2017

This season is going pretty much flawless for Matjaž Belšak, who last weekend managed to extend his gold medal collection with one more trophy. The event in Vaasa quicky became a real test for the athletes due to the harsh weather conditions. The chilly temperature and pouring rain on Day 1 raised the level of difficulty in every single discipline, allowing the participants to show what a true strongman is made of - uncompromising determination, fierce self-control and huge heart.

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JF Caron victorious on home soil, Belšak extends overall lead
August 7, 2017

Canada`s Strongest Man Jean-Francois Caron celebrates his debut in MLO SCL Canada with remarkable victory over 2017 MLO Strongman Champions League leader Matjaž Belšak. In fact, this was Caron`s second win from two starts! Success in Canada shuttles him to 4th place in 2017 MLO SCL overall standings with 50 points.

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Catch me if you can - Matjaž Belšak scores his third consecutive victory during MLO SCL SERBIA 2017
July 26, 2017

On July 22th the beautiful mountain resort Zlatibor in Serbia became a witness of Matjaž Belšak's latest triumph as he achieved his third win in MLO Strongman Champion League this year. Even though Matjaž did make some small mistakes in the course of the event, in the end his remarkable strength skills and professionalism saved the day. Belšak ended the competition with 57 points, closely followed by Kevin Faires from USA whose result of 55.5 points granted him the silver medal....

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On the rise - Matjaž Belšak keeps winning, this time in MLO Strongman Champions League Holland 2017
June 19, 2017

Despite being all over the map in challenging Strongman competitions and events, this weekend in Lichtenvoorde Matjaž Belšak proved that practice can only make you better. With his sound physical condition and distinctive champion drive, Belšak finished first in MLO Strongman Champions League Holland 2017 by total score of 60.5 points

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Well-deserved first Strongman Champions League victory for Matjaž Belšak in Germany
April 11, 2017

Equipped as usual with his trademark characteristics - super motivation, fierce spirit and impressive stamina, Matjaž Belšak from Slovenia was without any doubt the rightful champion of MLO SCL GERMANY FIBO. His total score of 71 points left little chance for catching up in the final ranking for Tom Stoltmen who finished second with 58 points and Dennis Kohlruss who grabbed the bronze with 55.5 points. A definite highlight in this SCL Stage 2 was that last weekend in Germany for the first time Strongman Champions League introduced its new rules. 14 athletes start each competition. After the first three disciplines, two of them drop out - those with the lowest scores. ...

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For the second year in a row, J. F. Caron is Norway`s Strongest Viking
February 1, 2017

Perfect organization from the local hosts. Weather conditions for real man. Competitors eager to begin the new season with a flying start. That sums up pretty well the last edition of MLO Strongman Champions League, which took place in the pretty town of Vinstra, Norway.

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Dainis Zageris is the absolute champion of MLO SCL WORLD FINALS 2016 in Dubai
November 8, 2016

After 2 days, 6 events and dozen of unquestionably heavy weights, Dainis Zageris is the new champion of MLO Strongman Champions League. Last weekend the mighty Latvian swept away his opponents in the final competition of the series, which took place in Dubai. Zageris was invincible at the top with 56 points, followed by the champion from 2015 - Krzysztof Radzikowski with 48 points and Matjaž Belšak with 46 points.

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Dainis Zageris tооk the honors in MLO SCL Portugal
October 10, 2016

Needless to say, as the grand finale of season 2016 is just around the corner, now every single battle in Strongman Champions League is more than crucial - especially for the leaders in the ranking. Despite the huge pressure of the yellow T-Shirt, last weekend Dainis Zageris showed once and for all that he deserve to bring home the gold trophy from MLO SCL Portugal. Zageris, who was in second position after Day 1 of the tournament in Porto, managed to overcome the strong resistance of Krzysztof Radzikowski, by making some impeccable holds in the discipline Log Lift. Radzikowski, a highly experienced fighter himself, finished first after Day 1 with good results in Forward Hold and frame Carry, but in the end Dainis Zageris beat his numbers by just one point - 54 pts vs 53 pts....

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Jimmy Paquet became the 3rd Canadian to win the MLO SCL stage in 2016
October 4, 2016

In the unique Caribbean paradise of Curacao, a strongman from Quebec forged his tremendous victory - an achievement done both with pure power and a little bit of luck at the end. On the Day 1 Jimmy Paquet won "Trapbar Deadlift" ( 355 kg) and "Stone Loglift" (100 kg) but Dainis Zageris, who wore MLO SCL Leader`s Yellow T-Shirt, managed to equal his points with the Canadian debutant. The SCL champion from last year Krzysztof Radzikowski was also in spitting distance to the leaders after he set the best score in "Shot Put" with 2 world record.

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Mateusz Baron wins sweeping victory in MLO SLC Romania
September 20, 2016

After two days, seven events and some surprising twists and turns, Mateusz Baron from Poland is the new winner in MLO Strongman Champions League Romania. He finished first in key disciplines such as "Log lift" and "Frame Walk", which in the end of the competiton allowed him to decorate his chest with the gold medal. Alex Moonen took the silver, but also showed amazing strength skills, especially in the "Truck pull". Martin Wildauer conquered the bronze, whereas Stoyan Todorchev who started the tournament wearing Leader's Yellow T-Shirt, unanticipatedly remained in 8th place.

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Simon Boudreau from Canada triumphs in MLO SCL Finland
August 22, 2016

Last weekend Simon Boudreau scored a victory to remember on his debut in Strongman Champions League. Despite the continuous rain in Day 2, Boudreau revealed excellent physical form and finished the competition with overall result of 57 points. The Canadian titan gave a remarkable performance in the discipline "Hercules hold" with accomplishment of one minute (the second best result in the ranking being 40 seconds). Boudreau was constantly cheered by the public in Vaasa which played a huge part in his success. He communicated with the local people throughout the whole competition and this positive attitude helped him made new friends that boosted his motivation even further. Sean "The Giant" O'Hagan from Ireland ,who earned a place in the top 10, also received a lot of praise from the Finnish fans. All the participants in SCL Finland fought till the end, turning this edition of the series into a thrilling spectacle, where just one point was enough to decide your fate. ...

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USA domination in 2016 MLO SCL England - Eric Dawson scored another brilliant victory in his career
August 18, 2016

With overall result of 61,5 points American Eric Dawson won the latest round of Strongman Champion Series in England. This is his second victory for the season and it looks like the big boy form Hubertus, Wisconsin is about to become the sensation of SCL 2016. Dawson took the leadership early in the competition after he finished first in two very tough disciplines - "Hercules hold with cars" and "Stone of steel lift". As a reward for his hearty game, Eric set a new world record in "Stone of steel lift" alongside with his fellow Bulgarian athlete Stoyan Todorchev. Needless to say, the local public was filled with awe when they witnessed how the two Strongmen overpowered the immensive challenge of 183 kg....

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With three new world records, Stoyan Todorchev is the winner of the 2016 MLO SCL Bulgaria
July 28, 2016

For the first time in history of sports, Bulgarian athlete triumphed in round of Strongman Champions Series. On July 24th Stoyan Todorchev achieved a prestigious victory on home soil in Plovdiv, where he managed to set three new world records. On his way to the gold medal Stoyan overcome the opposition of Matjaž Belšak from Slovenia – the current leader in the ranking for 2016 and Dainis Zageris (Latvia), who was the runner from 2015.

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Aivars Smaukstelis with a second straight win at MLO SCLSerbia
July 5, 2016

On July 2nd, SCL train stopped in Zlatibor, deep in the mountains of Serbia, for stage 6 of the Strongman Champions League (SCL). "The crowd was really great there, enthusiastic until the very end, and the Latvian strongman Aivars Smaukstelis took the title - proving again again that he is very strong, as he just finished in the deadlift 350 kg for reps, with 8 reps, which was just 2 less than Martin (aka The Deadlift Kid) Wildauer," said for IronMind, SCL director Marcel Mostert....

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