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Riku Kiri

Years Active: 1987-1999
Born: 1963-04-05
Height: 1.93 m (6' 4")
Weight: 145 kg (320 lbs)

International Contests: 28
International Contest Wins: 13
WSM Appearances: 5
WSM Finals: 4
Best WSM Finish: 2nd
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
1993 1993 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Orange, France 3 of 8
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Group 2World's Strongest Man Primm, Nevada 3 of 6
1994 1994 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Sun City, South Africa 3 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Port Louis, Mauritius 2 of 8
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Tangier, Morocco 6 of 10
1991 1991 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge China 1 of 6
1988 1988 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Finland 1 of 3
1987 1987 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Japan 4 of 6
1999-09-11 1999 AFSA Oberhausen Full Strength ChallengeAFSA Full Strength Challenge Oberhausen, Germany 2 of 10
1999-06-24 1999 AFSA Austria Full Strength ChallengeAFSA Full Strength Challenge Austria 2 of 8
1999-04-09 1999 AFSA Dubai Full Strength ChallengeAFSA Full Strength Challenge Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2 of 8
1998-03-14 1998 IFSA Helsinki Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Helsinki, Finland 7 of 10
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Hardenberg, Netherlands 1 of 12
1996 1996 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Helsinki, Finland 1 of 12
1995 1995 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Heide, Germany 1 of 12
1993 1993 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Norway 7 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Arnbruck, Germany 1 of 8
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Hungary 1 of 12
1998 1998 Atlantic GiantIFSA Grand Prix Faroe Islands 2 of 10
1997 1997 World's Strongest VikingIFSA Grand Prix Copenhagen, Denmark 2 of 12
1996-07-07 1996 IFSA Lithuania Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Klaipėda, Lithuania 1 of 6
1991 1991 HreystiHreysti Iceland 2 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeWorld Viking Challenge Reykjavík, Iceland 3 of 6
1997 1997 European OpenEuropean Open Meerssen, Netherlands 1 of 13
1993 1993 European HerculesEuropean Hercules Oulu, Finland 1 of 11
1992 1992 European HerculesEuropean Hercules Oulu, Finland 1 of 11
1991-07-14 1991 European HerculesEuropean Hercules Oulu, Finland 1 of 10
1990 1990 European HerculesEuropean Hercules Oulu, Finland 1 of 11
Date Contest Event Result Placing
1999-09-11 1999 AFSA Oberhausen Full Strength ChallengePower Stairs 18.63 s 1 of 10
1999-09-11 1999 AFSA Oberhausen Full Strength ChallengeVertical Lift 26.71 s 2 of 10
1999-09-11 1999 AFSA Oberhausen Full Strength ChallengeCar Walk 25.22 s 1 of 10
1999-09-11 1999 AFSA Oberhausen Full Strength ChallengeAtlas Stones 5 in 29.13 s 3 of 10
1999-09-11 1999 AFSA Oberhausen Full Strength ChallengeBike Press 6 reps 10 of 10
1999-09-11 1999 AFSA Oberhausen Full Strength ChallengeTruck Pull 47.48 s 2 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalCar Flip 0.5 reps 8 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalHúsafell Stone 56.51 m 5 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalTruck Pull 66.28 s 3 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalFarmer's Walk 37.95 s 2 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 1Tire Flip 53.28 s 1 of 4
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 1Hercules Hold 55.18 s 1 of 4
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 1Viking Press 14 reps 2 of 4
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 1Super Yoke 21.91 s 1 of 4
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixPower Stairs 1 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixLog Lift 1 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixFarmer's Walk 1 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixLoading Race 8 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixBavarian Lift 5 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixTruck Pull 4 of 8
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManLoading Race
(5x 100 kg sacks)
32.10 s 4 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManWheelbarrow Carry 11.11 s 1 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(120 to 170 kg)
5 in 19.41 s 3 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManCrucifix Hold 24.96 s 8 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManVertical Lift 5.17 s 6 of 10
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixAtlas Walk 28.12 s 10 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(160 to 210 kg)
5 stones 1 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixRock Press 126 kg 3 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixFarmer's Walk 80 m 1 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixHercules Hold 51.37 s 1 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixTruck Pull 28.07 s 2 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixCrucifix Hold 29.71 s 6 of 12
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Heat 2Farmer's Walk 22.87 s 2 of 6
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Heat 2Max Log Lift 150 kg 3 of 6
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Heat 2Deadlift 26 reps 1 of 6
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Heat 2Super Yoke 28.60 s 4 of 6
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManPower Stairs
(175-225-275 kg, 6 stairs each)
18 in 44.69 s 1 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManRock Press 120 kg 4 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(100 to 160 kg)
5 in 47.07 s 3 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManHercules Hold 47.84 s 2 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManTire Flip 39.26 s 1 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManTruck Pull 29.91 s 4 of 12
1997 1997 European OpenPower Stairs
(175-225-275 kg, 6 stairs each)
18 stairs 1 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenMax Deadlift
(Partial deadlift)
540 kg 1 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenTruck Pull 29.33 m 4 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenAtlas Stones
(110 to 160 kg)
4 in 19.75 s 2 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenMax Log Lift 145 kg 6 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenCrucifix Hold
(12.5 kg / hand)
30.82 s 11 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenKeg Toss
(For height)
5.7 m 1 of 13
1996 1996 WSM FinalPower Stairs 0 0 stairs 8 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalMax Deadlift 370 kg 3 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalFarmer's Walk 30.53 s 3 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalBasque Circle 720 ° 5 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalHercules Hold 49.19 s 1 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalWeight Throw 6.6 m 1 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalCar Flip 12.42 s 2 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalTractor Pull 40.55 s 5 of 8
1996 1996 WSM Heat 4Car Walk 24.76 s 3 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 4Flintstone Lift 180 kg 5 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 4Atlas Stones 5 in 35.87 s 1 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 4Carry & Drag 53.00 s 1 of 6
1994 1994 WSM FinalAtlas Stones 5 in 35.60 s 3 of 8
1994 1994 WSM FinalPole Push 1st 1 of 8
1994 1994 WSM FinalMax Deadlift
(18-inch deadlift)
420 kg 3 of 8
1994 1994 WSM FinalHercules Hold 53.55 s 1 of 8
1994 1994 WSM FinalCar Walk 14.76 s 3 of 8
1994 1994 WSM FinalRock Press 110 kg 6 of 8
1994 1994 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 14.26 s 1 of 8
1994 1994 WSM FinalTruck Pull 36.69 s 6 of 8
1994 1994 WSM Heat 4Atlas Walk 29.60 s 2 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 4Tug of War 1st 1 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 4Log Lift 21 reps 1 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 4Car Flip 13.78 s 2 of 4
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeCar Walk 30.60 s 2 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeMax Log Lift 130 kg 5 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeCrucifix Hold 44.10 s 3 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeAtlas Stones 4 in 24.40 s 4 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeArm Over Arm Pull 27.70 s 1 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeLoading Race 40.20 s 2 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeWeight Throw
(For height)
4.88 m 5 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeHúsafell Stone 29.8 m 4 of 6
1993 1993 WSM FinalAtlas Stones 5 in 27.00 s 4 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalWeight Throw 5.6 m 2 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalHercules Hold 63.60 s 1 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalCar Walk 3 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalPole Push 2nd 2 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 15.60 s 4 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalIncline Log Press 19 reps 2 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalTruck Pull 28.30 s 5 of 8
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Deadlift 370 kg (816 lbs) 1996 WSM Final
2 Max. 18-inch Deadlift 420 kg (926 lbs) 1994 WSM Final
3 Max. Log Lift 150 kg (331 lbs) 1997 WSM Group 2