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The World’s Strongest Man-1989 contest was hold in sunny Spain.

The Overall Standing:

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Athlete

Country

Score

1

Jamie Reeves

GB

54.5

2

Ab Wolders

Netherlands

49.5

3

Jon Pall Sigmarsson

Iceland

47

4

Bill Kazmaier

USA

40

5

Laszlo Fekete

Finland

32

6

Ilkka Nummisto

Finland

27.5

7

Rudolph Kuester

Germany

20

8

Dusko Markovic

Canada

17.5

DAY 1.

Car turnover. There were three cars to flip on the 40m distance, then, athletes had to run to the finish. Ab Wolders was the fastest, Sigmarsson took the second place and Reeves was third.

Wooden Log lift for max weight. Usually Kazmaier was very good in this event, but he had injured this time, so he lifted just 165 kilos, while Reeves lifted 170kg and won the event.

Farmer’s Walk with two cans (75kg each) for max distance, with turn at 20 meters. There were three stairs in the middle of the distance. So, it looked like running with obstacles. Reeves won with 97 meters.

DAY 2.

Stone lift. There were two rounds, first athletes had to lift on the shoulder 100kg stone for max reps, Sigmarsson won this stage with 11 reps. In second round the stone weighted 120kg and Sigmarsson won again.

Crucifix with two cheese heads (12.5 kg each). Reeves won with 59 seconds.

 DAY 3.

Conan’s Wheel. There was a cart 228 kg and athletes took it, not the bar. By the way, it was a first year when the Conan’s Wheel was included to WSM program. Ab Wolders was first winner of this event.

Truck Pull. The weight of truck was 6.5 tons, rope or ladder wasn’t used. Jamie Reeves won the event, Ab Wolders took second place and Sigmarsson became third.

Loading Medley. There were 6 objects (90 kg each). Athletes had to carry it for the distance and put it into the truck. Wolders was the fastest, his time was 41 seconds. He won the event and became second in Overall Standing.

Reeves was the best this year, he beat his rivals and become second British after Capes who won the World's Strongest Man title.