2023 Giants Reside Strongman Traditional Outcomes — Evan Singleton Victorious

Singleton’s post-injury journey culminated with this climactic win.

Evan Singleton is the champion of the 2023 Giants Reside Strongman Traditional (GLSC). The athlete emerged triumphant within the contest that occurred on July 8, 2023, in London, England. After present process biceps surgery in September 2022, the 2023 GLSC win is Singleton’s first because the 2021 Arnold Strongman Traditional UK (ASCUK) in October 2021 — an approximate two-year hole. Singleton has by no means completed off the rostrum in three profession appearances on the GLSC (2021-2023).

Becoming a member of Singleton on the 2023 GLSC podium have been former two-time World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion (2021-2022) Tom Stoltman (second place) and the reigning WSM king Mitchell Hooper (third place). Per his web page on Strongman Archives, Stoltman has now completed because the runner-up in two of three aggressive appearances in 2023. In the meantime, after his 2022 WSM debut, Hooper has completed on the rostrum in 10 consecutive competitions. The 2023 GLSC was technically Hooper’s “worst” consequence after successful three straight contests — the 2023 Australia’s Strongest International (ASI), the 2023 Arnold Strongman Classic (ASC), and the 2023 WSM — to begin the 12 months.

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The 2023 GLSC featured 5 occasions: the Nicol Stone Carry, Tremendous Yoke, Deadlift (for reps), Viking Press, and Citadel Stones (an Atlas Stones variation). Listed here are the ultimate standings and respective factors for every taking part strongman competitor from the 2023 GLSC:

2023 Giants Reside Strongman Traditional Ultimate Standings

  1. Evan Singleton (United States) — 47 factors
  2. Tom Stoltman (United Kingdom) — 46.5 factors
  3. Mitchell Hooper (Canada) — 43 factors
  4. Trey Mitchell (United States) — 33.5 factors
  5. Eddie Williams (Australia) — 32 factors
  6. Luke Stoltman (United Kingdom) — 28 factors
  7. Spenser Remick (United States) — 27 factors
  8. Pavlo Kordiyaka (Ukraine) — 22.5 factors
  9. Kevin Faires (United States) — 22 factors
  10. Cheick “Iron Biby” Sanou (Burkina Faso) — 19 factors
  11. Rongo Keene (Australia) — 5.5 factors

Singleton gained his first-ever GLSC with consistency. The athlete completed in no less than the highest three of every occasion, peaking with a runner-up efficiency on the Super Yoke and the Citadel Stones whereas tying for second place within the Viking Press.

Right here’s an outline of Singleton’s particular person efficiency that led to his win:

Evan Singleton | 2023 Giants Reside Strongman Traditional Occasion Overview

  • Nicol Stone Carry (for distance) — 25.25 meters | Third place
  • Tremendous Yoke (for time) — 12.19 seconds | Second place
  • Deadlift (for reps) — 5 | Third place
  • Viking Press (for reps) — 17 | Tied for second place
  • Citadel Stones (for time) — 5 in 25.18 seconds | Second place

Essentially the most stunning side of Singleton’s win might need been his output on the Citadel Stones. Other than Stoltman, Singelton was the one different athlete to carry all 5 Stones, culminating in a slim 0.5-point margin of victory over his peer.

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In a publish on his Instagram from the aftermath of the 2023 GLSC, Singleton appeared emotional and appreciative of his achievement. When factoring within the latest adversity regarding his biceps harm that knocked him out of the ultimate leg of 2022, such a response appears greater than warranted.

Primarily based on the tenor of Singleton’s publish, his win might even be seen as a press release.

“No different option to say it,” Singleton began. “I wished this [a win in the 2023 GLSC] so rattling dangerous. I put the whole lot into this prep and managed to tug out the victory. This win meant alot to me as a result of it’s an excellent instance of why while you speak about one of the best on the planet, you don’t depart me out of the dialog. I had a degree to show this competitors and I made my assertion. I’m among the finest.”

Featured picture: @evan_trex_strongman on Instagram

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