Athlete Bio
Benedikt Magnússon

Years Active: 2003-2016
Born: 1983-06-04
Height: 1.83 m (6' 0")
Weight: 170 kg (375 lbs)

International Contests: 9
International Contest Wins: 0
National Contests: 3
National Contest Wins: 1
Single-Event Contests: 3
Single-Event Contest Wins: 1
WSM Appearances: 1
WSM Finals: 0
Best WSM Finish: 5th in heat

Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Group 3World's Strongest Man Putrajaya, Malaysia 5 of 6
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsIFSA Strongman World Championships Reykjavík, Iceland 7 of 12
2015-03-08 2015 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 9 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 5 of 10
2006-03-04 2006 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 5 of 10
2016-11-12 2016 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenGiants Live Norrköping, Sweden 7 of 12
2014-03-08 2014 Giants Live FitX MelbourneGiants Live Melbourne, Australia 6 of 11
2007-07-28 2007 IFSA Lithuania Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Klaipėda, Lithuania 10 of 10
2006-05-14 2006 IFSA Russia Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Moscow, Russia 7 of 11
2010-06-17 2010 Iceland's Strongest ManIceland's Strongest Man Mosfellsbær, Iceland 2 of 3
2004-06-17 2004 Iceland's Strongest ManIceland's Strongest Man Mosfellsbær, Iceland 2 of 8
2003-06-17 2003 Iceland's Strongest ManIceland's Strongest Man Mosfellsbær, Iceland 1 of 8
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2016-11-12 2016 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenAtlas Stones
(120 to 200 kg)
3 in 43.71 s 9 of 12
2016-11-12 2016 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenLoading Race
(2x 110 kg tires, 1x 125 kg sack)
3 in 33.98 s 8 of 12
2016-11-12 2016 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenSafe Lift 4 reps 5 of 12
2016-11-12 2016 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenKeg Toss
(18 to 25 kg, 5.00 metres)
4 in 48.95 s 9 of 12
2016-11-12 2016 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenFarmer's Walk 38.09 s 6 of 12
2016-11-12 2016 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
8 reps 2 of 12
2016-07-09 2016 World Deadlift ChampionshipsMax Deadlift 465 kg
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 3Squat Lift 1 rep 3 of 6
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 3Norse Hammers
(161 to 172 kg)
2 in 54.88 s 3 of 6
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 3Loading Race
(1 sack: 125 kg, 2 tires: 160 kg each)
2 in 42.24 s 6 of 6
2015-03-08 2015 Arnold Strongman ClassicTimber Carry 4.52 m 8 of 10
2015-03-08 2015 Arnold Strongman ClassicAustrian Oak 2 reps, 175 kg 9 of 10
2015-02-14 2015 World Log Lift ChampionshipsMax Log Lift 180 kg
2014-08-09 2014 World Deadlift ChampionshipsMax Deadlift 461 kg
2014-03-08 2014 Giants Live FitX MelbourneLoading Race
(3x 127 kg kegs, 1x 100 kg log, 1x 115
kg log)
2 in 19.91 s 8 of 11
2014-03-08 2014 Giants Live FitX MelbourneStone to Shoulder 5 reps 5 of 11
2014-03-08 2014 Giants Live FitX MelbourneLog Lift 4 reps 4 of 11
2014-03-08 2014 Giants Live FitX MelbourneCar Walk 44.94 s 8 of 11
2014-03-08 2014 Giants Live FitX MelbourneMax Deadlift 445 kg 1 of 11
2014-03-08 2014 Giants Live FitX MelbourneFarmer's Walk 27.55 s 7 of 11
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicDumbbell Press 4 reps 9 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicMax Deadlift
(Hummer tires)
471 kg 1 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicSuper Yoke 15.91 s 6 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicApollon's Wheels 2-3-5 5 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicManhood Stones 0 reps, 205 kg 7 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicTimber Carry 7.95 s 2 of 10
2007-07-28 2007 IFSA Lithuania Grand PrixFarmer's Walk 1 m 10 of 10
2007-07-28 2007 IFSA Lithuania Grand PrixFingal's Fingers
(170 to 250 kg)
3 in 25.05 s 9 of 10
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsAtlas Stones
(140 to 180 kg)
4 in 56.60 s 10 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsSuper Yoke 48.60 s 12 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsConan's Wheel 34.25 m 7 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsDeadlift Hold 36.20 s 10 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsWheelbarrow Carry 19.15 m 6 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsMax Log Lift 170 kg 6 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsFarmer's Walk 44.45 m 2 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsDeadlift 7 reps 5 of 12
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA World Championships Heat 1Medley
(3x 410 kg tire flip, 110-120-130 kg
block load)
45.46 s 3 of 8
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA World Championships Heat 1Deadlift 6 reps 1 of 8
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA World Championships Heat 1Shield Carry 50 m 6 of 8
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA World Championships Heat 1Block Press
(105 to 135 kg)
1 in 20.22 s 6 of 8
2006-11-25 2006 IFSA World Championships Heat 1Farmer's Walk 58.50 s 2 of 8
2006-05-14 2006 IFSA Russia Grand PrixNatural Stones
(102 to 192 kg)
4 in 17.65 s 5 of 11
2006-05-14 2006 IFSA Russia Grand PrixHercules Hold 63.58 s 1 of 11
2006-05-14 2006 IFSA Russia Grand PrixPower Stairs
(175 to 275 kg, 5 stairs each)
12 stairs 8 of 11
2006-05-14 2006 IFSA Russia Grand PrixShoulder Press 185 kg 7 of 11
2006-05-14 2006 IFSA Russia Grand PrixFarmer's Walk 16.78 s 7 of 11
2006-05-14 2006 IFSA Russia Grand PrixMax Log Lift 170 kg 7 of 11
2006-03-04 2006 Arnold Strongman ClassicDumbbell Press 1 rep 5 of 10
2006-03-04 2006 Arnold Strongman ClassicMax Deadlift
(Hummer tires)
433 kg 2 of 10
2006-03-04 2006 Arnold Strongman ClassicSuper Yoke 9.53 m 8 of 10
2006-03-04 2006 Arnold Strongman ClassicApollon's Wheels 0-3-2 8 of 10
2006-03-04 2006 Arnold Strongman ClassicWeight Throw
(For height, no bar (weight must hit
suspended plate))
5.94 m 6 of 10
2006-03-04 2006 Arnold Strongman ClassicTimber Carry 11.50 s 1 of 10
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Deadlift 465 kg (1025 lbs) 2016 World Deadlift Championships
2 Max. Hummer Tire Deadlift 471 kg (1038 lbs) 2008 Arnold Strongman Classic
3 Max. Log Lift 180 kg (397 lbs) 2015 World Log Lift Championships