UK, Leeds. On April 2, the European power competition Europe's Strongest Man was held, the winner of which was the Ukrainian Pavlo Kordiaka. Pavel scored 57.5 points ahead of another Ukrainian, Oleksii Novikov, with 53.5 points. On the 3rd place was the Latvian strongman Aivars Šmaukstelis with 51.5.
In 2022, Pavel Kordiyaka was also the winner of this competition.
In 2004, Ukrainian Vasily Virastyuk was the most powerful man in the world.