WSM 2012 Roundup – Day 1

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With day 1 of the qualifiers done and dusted we have collated the internet rumours of results and current standings into one easily digestible snippet.

Current standings after two events:

Group 1 (loading and truck pull)

  1. Zydrunas Savickas – 10 points
  2. Jean Francois Caron – 10 points
  3. Derek Poundstone – 8 points
  4. Mateusz Baron – 6 points
  5. Jack McIntosh – 5 points
  6. Frankie Scheun – 3 points

Group 2 (loading and truck pull)

  1. Hafthor Bjornsson – 12 points
  2. Mike Jenkins – 10 points
  3. Nick Best – 7 points
  4. Sebastian Kurek – 6 points
  5. Akos Nagy – 4 points
  6. Eddie Hall – 3 points

Group 3 (loading and arm over arm)

  1. Brian Shaw – 10 points
  2. Martin Wildauer – 9 points
  3. Johannes Arsjo – 9 points
  4. Lauri Nami – 6 points
  5. Mikhail Koklyaev – 5 points
  6. Chris Gearing – 3 points

Group 4 (loading and limo pull)

  1. Vytautas Lalas – 8 points
  2. Ervin Katona – 8 points
  3. Ole Martin Hansen – 8 points
  4. Jerry Pritchett – 8 points
  5. Graham Hicks – 7 points
  6. Louis Phillipe Jean – 3 points

Group 5 (loading and truck pull)

  1. Terry Hollands – 12 points
  2. Krzysztof Radzikowski – 9 points
  3. Michael Burke – 6 points
  4. James Fennelly – 6 points
  5. Alex Moonen – 6 points
  6. Eben Le Roux – 3 points

Group 4 is looking mighty close, with four out of the five competitors all within touching distance of qualification. Group 5 seems to be going according to plan (at least the strongman.org envisaged one).  But everything can change with the remaining remaining events!