2014 Arnold Strongman Classic Video Coverage By Rogue Fitness
Zydrunas Savickas of Lithuania won the Arnold Strongman Classic for the seventh time, but for the first time since 2008, when he bested a field of 10 of the strongest men in the world at the 2014 Arnold Strongman Classic Presented By MHP, held Feb. 28-March 1, 2014 at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.
Savickas won the Tire Deadlift with a world record of 1,155.70 pounds (524.22 kilograms) and tied for first in the Cyr Dumbell with four reps. The Cyr Dumbbell weighed a record 273.25 pounds (124.5 kilograms). Savickas also won the Bale Tote (Yoke) by moving the heaviest yoke ever carried in competition at 1,410 pounds (638.73 kilograms).
Savickas received $65,000 and the coveted Louis Cyr Trophy for the victory.
Second-place went to 2011 champion Brian Shaw of Fort Lupton, Colo. who earned $20,000.
The 2014 Arnold Strongman Classic Presented By MHP was contested over five events: The Tire Deadlift, The Austrian Oak, The Circus Dumbbell, The Timber Carry and the Growing Yoke.
Also competing were:
Third: Mike Burke of Aurora Colo., $15,000
Fourth: 2013 champion Vytautus Lalas of Lithuania, $10,000
Fifth: Hafthor Bjornsson of Iceland, $8,000
Sixth: Jerry Pritchett of Buckeye, Ariz., $6,000
Seventh: Mikhail Shivlykov of Russia, $5,000
Eighth: Robert Oberst of Hanford, Calif., $3,000
Ninth: Dimitar Savatino of Bulgaria, $2,000
Tenth: Krzysztof Radzikowski of Poland, $1,000