2016

MLO Strongman Champions League: Three World Records In Bulgaria

By July 27, 2016 October 13th, 2019 No Comments

Stoyan Todorchov broke the world record in the Yoke at MLO Strongman Champions League Bulgaria. This was one of three world records set by the Bulgarian strongman, who also won the overall contest. IronMind® | Image courtesy of MLO Strongman Champions League

Stoyan Todorchov broke the world record in the Yoke at MLO Strongman Champions League Bulgaria. This was one of three world records set by the Bulgarian strongman, who also won the overall contest. IronMind® | Image courtesy of MLO Strongman Champions League
With temperatures of 40 C/104, Bulgarian strongman Stoyan Todorchov blazed to three new world records in from of the hometown crowd filling the arena.

In a case of understatement, MLO Strongman Champions League director Marcel Mostert, told IronMind, “Todorov was really strong today FIn an unbelievable hot 40 degrees weather, with a full arena, the Bulgarian Stoyan Todorchev was really strong today as he broke 3 world records and also took the title of the MLO Strongman Champions League Bulgaria.

First he did the farmer’s walk, 400 Kg over 25 meter and broke the distance of Stefan Solvi Pétursson, set at SCL Guinness World records in China this year, and his time 16.65 seconds goes in the books as a new world record, also.

After the second event log lift for reps, he had recovered and Stoyan set a new world record with the Yoke Race for Max with 500 kg, walking 16.50 meter without a drop.

May I say that the man was fired up totally by his own crowd!

This competition was very exciting, because with one event to go, there were still 5 athletes who could win the title, and Stoyan was tied with Matjaz Belsak, but in the end, Stoyan beat Matjaz by one point.

Top Ten
  1. Stoyan Todorchev / Bulgaria 60
  2. Matjaz Belsak / Slovenia 59
  3. Dainis Zageris / Latvia 55
  4. Bjorn Solvang / Norway 52
  5. Alex Moonen / Holland 49
  6. Antti Mourujarvi / Finland 41
  7. Marian Dimitrov Bulgaria / 29
  8. Aurelien Le Jeune / France 27
  9. Keskus Ronin / Serbia 19
  10. Damir Slanke / Bosnia

Again we did set some new standards here and we invite others try to break them.
Stage 8 is next: SCL England,” said Mostert. “Let’s see who can win the title.”

by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. | ©2016 IronMind

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