VILNIUS - Lithuania's world-champion weight lifter, Zydrunas Savickas, won the 2005 IFSA Strongman World Championship on Sept. 25, and set three new world records. But few saw it coming as the finale's top five: Savickas, Virastyuk, Koklyaev, Murumets and Bergmanis, were neck and muscle-popping-neck to claim the coveted title. For the past two years, Savickas has ended the World Championship as a runner-up, and he was not about to finish second again. The Lithuanian sprinted through the two-day championship's final event, the Stone Circle, in just over 31 seconds, placing third ahead of la...
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