11/25/2017 1:02:50 AM

Okic wins Qatar’s Strongest Man title

Okic wins Qatar’s Strongest Man title

Doha: Kenyan Christopher Okic defended his title in the open category of the ‘Qatar’s Strongest Man’ (QSM) competition, organised by Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF), on Friday.

Okic’s compatriot Joseph Erow Ikadele finished second while Egyptian Mohamed Dweidar was third in the fifth edition of the competition, held at Aspire Park.

Eight competitors, from Egypt, Syria, Kenya and the United States, tested their mettle in five challenging duels -- the truck pull, the sandbag lift, the giant tyre lift, the farmer walk and the car lift -- in the open category.

Meanwhile, the Qatari nationals’ will compete for the QSM 2017 title on Saturday.


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