THE Organising Committee of the Strongest Bahraini Man Championship, headed by the director of Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa Media Office Ahmed Al Shaikh, yesterday approved the contests and weights for the third edition to be held on February 8 under the theme #Be_A_Beast at the yard opposite the Avenues Mall.
It is part of Shaikh Khalid’s initiatives to support youth in the field of sports. Competition will be held in the following categories: lightweight, mediumweight and heavyweight.
The heavyweight contest qualifies participants to take part in the Strongest GCC Man Championship, which will be held next April near Bahrain International Circuit.
The event includes four contests: lifting the trunk, the farmer’s walk, lifting the car and the waterman’s walk.
The Organising Committee has set the weights for the heavyweight category at 120kg for lifting the trunk contest, 270kg for farmer’s walk and lifting the car contests, and 400kg for waterman’s walk contest.
The committee also approved the weights for the mediumweight category; 100kg for the lifting the trunk contest, 220kg for farmer’s walk and lifting the car contests, and 320kg for twaterman’s walk contest.
In the lightweight category: 80kg for lifting the trunk contest, 180kg for farmer’s walk and lifting the car contests, and 260kg for waterman’s walk contest.
The Media Office of Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa also announced that a website has been setup for registration for the championship: www.gccstrongestman.com.
Registration close on January 30, 2020. An official Instagram account has also been set up (@gccstrongestman) through which inquiries will be received via direct messages.