In the capital of Pomerania, a tournament the strongest people in the world "Battle of Champions — 2013." It was attended by athletes from Russia, the U.S., Hungary, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia.
The competition was organized by the League of power sports, with the support of the Government of the Arkhangelsk region, Arkhangelsk City Hall.
Head Judge — Honored coach of Russia Boris Sheiko Powerlifting. Athletes competed in disciplines such as the bench press and deadlift. Note that in powerlifting, unlike bodybuilding, power rates are important, but not the beauty of the body. In determining the ratio of winner taken the weight and the physical parameters of the athlete.
In the bench press an absolute winner was the Hungarian Laszlo Mezarosh athlete who lifted 305.5 kg. Second place went to Arkhangelsk Kirill Sarychev (317.5 kg). Third place — Sergei Grishko (240 kg).
In the deadlift "gold" won Andrey Belyaev, who broke the world record was kept for 27 years. Athlete lifted extremely heavy weight — 391 kg. "Silver" — at Constantine Pozdeyeva (404 kg), "bronze" — Sergei Daragan (400 kg).
Giants Cup winners in the bench press presented the Minister of Youth and Sport of the Arkhangelsk region Elena Dotsenko.
— Arkhangelsk became the center of extreme sports, — said Elena Dotsenko. — In our eyes set new world records. I thank the organizers of the team, whose efforts we were able to see such a spectacular show.