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October 18, 2015

World's Strongest Man – Records
Thomas Kieller

WSM: CompetitorsChampionsResultsRecords

Most championships
#AthleteTimesYears
1Mariusz Pudzianowski52002, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2008
2Zydrunas Savickas, Jón Páll Sigmarsson and Magnús Ver Magnússon4ZS (2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014), JPS (1984, 1986, 1988 and 1990) and MVM (1991, 1994 to 1996)
3Bill Kazmaier31980 to 1982
4Brian Shaw, Bruce Wilhelm, Geoff Capes and Jouko Ahola2BS (2011 and 2013), BW (1977 and 1978), GC (1983 and 1985) and JA (1997 and 1999)

Most total points in all WSM
#AthletePointsYears
1Žydrunas Savickas5002002 to 2004, 2009 to 2015
2Mariusz Pudzianowski4612000, 2002 to 2009
3Geoff Capes428.51980 to 1986
4Magnus Samuelsson4171995, 1997 to 2004 and 2007
5Bill Kazmaier380.51979 to 1982, 1988 and 1989
6Jón Páll Sigmarsson3651983 to 1986, 1988 to 1990
7Brian Shaw355.52009 to 2015
8Magnús Ver Magnússon3401991 to 1996
9Terry Hollands276.52006 to 2014
10Phil Pfister2681998, 2000, 2001, 2006 to 2009

Most events won
#AthletePointsYears
1Mariusz Pudzianowski232000, 2002 to 2009
2Bill Kazmaier201979 to 1982, 1988 and 1989
3Jón Páll Sigmarsson191983 to 1986, 1988 to 1990
4Žydrunas Savickas182002 to 2004, 2009 to 2015
5Geoff Capes151980 to 1986
6Magnus Samuelsson131995, 1997 to 2004 and 2007
7Brian Shaw and Magnús Ver Magnússon12BS (2009 to 2015) and MVM (1991 to 1996)
8Gerrit Badenhorst101992 to 1996 and 2000
9Phil Pfister91998, 2000, 2001, 2006 to 2009
10Bruce Wilhelm81977 and 1978

Most participation in WSM
#AthleteTimesYears
1Magnus Samuelsson and Zydrunas Savickas10MS (1995, 1997 to 2004, 2007) and ZS (2002 to 2004, 2009 to 2015)
2Terry Hollands and Mariusz Pudzianowski9TH (2006 to 2014) and MP (2000, 2002 to 2009)
3Geoff Capes, Svend Karlesn, Phil Pfister, Jón Páll Sigmarsson and Brian Shaw7GC (1980 to 1986), SK (1997, 1999 to 2004), PP (1998, 2000, 2001, 2006 to 2009), JPS (1983 to 1986, 1988 to 1990) and BS (2009 to 2015)
4Gerrit Badenhorst, Hugo Girard, Bill Kazmaier and Magnús Ver Magnússon6GB (1992 to 1996, 2000), HG (1998 to 2003), BK (1979 to 1982, 1988, 1989) and MVM (1991 to 1996)

Most points during one WSM
#AthletePointsYear
1Bill Kazmaier102.51980
2Bill Kazmaier961981
3Bill Kazmaier911982
4Geoff Capes881981
5Tom Magee781982
6Bruce Wilhelm74.331978
7Lars Hedlund741980
8Magnus Samuelsson731998
9Dave Waddington72.51981
10Magnús Ver Magnússon711995

Heaviest competitor
AthleteWeightYear
Jerry Blackwell215 kg (474 lb)1979

Lightest competitor
AthleteWeightYear
Franco Columbu83 kg (182 lb)1977

Tallest competitor
AthleteHeightYear
Ted van der Parre2.13 m (7 ft)1991

Smallest competitor
AthleteHeightYear
Franco Columbu and Andrew Raynes1.65 m
(5 ft 5 in)
FC (1977) and AR (2001)

Oldest competitor
AthleteAgeYear
Mark Felix492015

Youngest competitor
AthleteAgeYear
Kevin Nee222007