Skip to content

Arnold Pro Strongman World Series Championship Qualifying Process

arnold-sports-festival-qlook

With The Arnold Strongman World Series less than two weeks away fans of the sport are a bit confused on why certain athletes are or are not competing. With the expansion of multiple Arnold’s all over the world the qualifying process has changed and is now based off of performances throughout the previous year in various Arnold festivals Check out the results and information below

Advertisment

With Zydrunas Savickas & Rauno Heinla out of the contest next down the list based on points was Martin Wildauer who declined due to a schedule conflict and Martins Licis who will be competing in Ohio.

Current Athlete List

Arnold Events

ARNOLD STRONGMAN SERIES RESULTS 2016

ARNOLD STRONGMAN CLASSIC USA
1. Zydrunas Savickas (Lithuania), 42 points
2. Brian Shaw (USA), 41 points
3. Vytautas Lalas (Lithuania), 36 points
4. Mateusz Kieliskowski (Poland), 33.5 points
5. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland), 32.5 points
6. Jerry Pritchett (USA), 24.5 points
7. Mikaek Shivilyakov (Russia),22.5 points
8. Dimitar Savatinov (Russia), 18.5 points
9. Eddie Hall (United Kingdom), 11 points
10. Aleksandr Lysenko (Russia), 10.5 points

2016 ARNOLD CLASSIC AUSTRALIA
1. Hafthor Bjornsson** (Iceland), 44.5 points
2. Krysztof Radzikowski (Poland), 34 points
3. Zydrunas Savickas (Lithuania), 33 points
4. Eben Le Roux (Australia), 24.5 points
5. Colm Woulfe (New Zealand), 18 points
6. Luke Reynolds (Australia), 13 points
7. Rob Frampton (England), 11 points
8. Dimitar Savitinov (Bulgaria), Did Not Compete

2016 ARNOLD CLASSIC SOUTH AMERICA
1. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland), 26 points
2. Zydrunas Savickas (Lithuania), 22.5 points
3. Krysztof Radzikowski** (Poland), 22 points
4. Dimitar Savitinov (Bulgaria), 15.5 points
5. Martin Wildauer (Austria), 15.5 points
6. Marcos Ferrari (Brasil), 4.5 points

2016 ARNOLD CLASSIC SOUTH AFRICA
1. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland), 45 points
2. Masteusz Kieliskowski** (Poland), 40.5 points
3. Dimitar Savatinov (Bulgaria), 37 points
4. Martin Widauer (Austria), 35.5 points
5. Rauno Heinla (Estonia), 31 points
6. Akos Nagy (Hungary), 23 points
7. Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia), 21 points
8. Eben le Roux (Australia), 20 points
9. Marcos Ferrair (Brasil), 12 points
10. Marc Jason van der Haer (South Africa), 10 points
11. Jonathan Lane (USA), 8 points

2016 ARNOLD CLASSIC ASIA
1. Vytautas Lalas** (Lithuania), 32.5 points
2. Zydrunas Savickas (Lithuania), 26 points
3. Mikhail Shivylakov (Russia), 23.5 points
4. Dimitar Savatinov (Bulgaria), 18.5 points
5. Rauno Heinla (Estonia), 16 points
6. Martin Wildauer (Austria), 15 points
7. Akos Nagy (Hungary), 5.5 points

2016 ARNOLD CLASSIC EUROPE
1. Brian Shaw** (USA), 43 points
2. Mateusz Kielizkowski (Poland), 35 points
3. Krysztof Radzikowski (Poland), 34 points
4. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia), 34 points
5. Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia), 34 points
6. Rauno Heinla (Estonia), 28 points
7. Jerry Pritchett (USA), 23 points
8. Justin Fisher (USA), 14.5 points
9. Sigfus Fossdal (Iceland), 13.5 points
10. Terry Hollands (England), 0 points (WD)

PICK UP THE CUBE METHOD FOR STRONGMAN 3 TODAY!
Advertisment

2016 ARNOLD PRO STRONGMAN DALLAS
1. Dimitar Savatinov** (Bulgaria), 80 points
2. Martin Licis (USA), 75.5 points
3. Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia), 72.5 points
4. Rauno Heinla (Estonia), 68.5 points
5. Jerry Pritchett (USA), 64.5 points
6. Trey Mitchell III (USA), 61.5 points
7. Brian Fletcher (USA), 54.5 points
8. Spencer Remick (USA), 53.5 points
9. Wesley Claborn (USA), 50 points
10. Stan Carradine (USA), 47.5 points

POINTS STANDINGS
(through 2016 Dallas Pro Strongman and includes points awarded at 2016 Arnold Strongman Classic not including already qualified athletes)
1. Mikhail Shivilyakov (Russia), 27 points
2. Rauno Heinla (Estonia), 21 points
3. Jerry Pritchett (USA), 15 points
4. Martin Wildauer (Austria), 11 points
5. Martin Licis (USA), 9 points
6. Eben Le Roux (Australia), 7 points
7. Akos Nagy Hungary), 6 points
7. Matjaz Belsak (Slovenia), 6 points
9. Trey Mitchell III (USA), 5 points
10. Brian Fletcher (USA), 4 points
11. Marcos Ferrari (Brasil), 3 points
12. Colm Woulfe (New Zealand), 3 points
12. Justin Fisher (USA), 3 points
12. Spencer Remick (USA), 3 points
15. Luke Reynolds (Australia), 2 points
15. Sigfus Fossdal (Iceland), 2 points
15. Wesley Clayborn (USA), 2 points
15. Eddie Hall (UK), 2 points
19. Marc Jason van der Haer (South Africa), 1 point
19. Rob Frampton (England), 1 point
19. Terry Hollands (England), 1 point
19. Stan Carradine (USA), 1 point
19. Aleksandr Lysenko (Russia), 1 point
24. Jonathan Lane (USA), 0 points

*–DOES NOT INCLUDE ATHLETES QUALIFIED FOR 2017 ARNOLD STRONGMAN SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

*–POINTS CALCULATED ON NUMBER OF COMPETITORS, PER COMPEITIONS, WITH MAXIMUM 10 POINTS FOR 1ST, 9 POINTS FOR 2ND, ETC. IN COMPETITION WITH SIX COMPETITIONS, 6 POINTS AWARDED FOR 1ST, 5 POINTS FOR 2ND, ETC.

2017 ARNOLD STRONGMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Qualified Athletes *Orignal List*
1. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland) – 1st place Arnold Australia
2. Zydrunas Savickas (Lithuania) – 2016 Arnold World Champion and competed in 2016 Arnold Show (Out With Injury)
3. Krysztof Radzikowski (Poland) – 3rd place Arnold Classic South America (behind two already qualified athletes)
4. Masteusz Kieliskowski (Poland) – 2nd place Arnold Classic South Africa (behind already qualified athlete)
5. Zach Hadge (United States) — 2016 Arnold Amateur World Champion
6. Vytautas Lalas (Lithuania) – 1st place Arnold Asia
7. Brian Shaw (United States) – 1st place Arnold Europe
8. Dimitar Savatinov (Bulgaria) – 1st place Bill Kazmaier Classic
9. Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia) – most points after qualified athletes
10. Rauno Heinla (Estonia) – second most points after qualified athletes (Out with injury)
1st Alternate: Jerry Pritchett (USA – third most points after qualified athletes) (Replaced Rauno Heinla)

Since The qualified athletes were first announced Rauno Heinla pulled out of the competition and Jerry Pritchett took his place.

Zydrunas Savickas pulled out of the contest with injury and Martins Licis took his place (Martin Wildauer who was ahead of Licis in points could not attend due to a conflict in his schedule)

SOURCE: Strongman Corporation

Discuss this post in the Forum

Sign up For Strongman Coaching

Visit our Shop for all your Strongman needs

Download a Free 12 Week Strongman Program

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube & Pinterest

Download a free guide to Strongman!

Download a free guide to Strongman!

SHOP SBD-USA

SHOP SBD-USA FOR YOUR STRONGMAN GEAR

Advertisment
FacebookRedditShare


No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Note: XHTML is allowed. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to this comment feed via RSS