Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈhafθour ˈjuːliʏs ˈpjœsːɔn]; born November 26, 1988) is an Icelandic professional strongman and actor. He is the current World's Strongest Man and is the first person to have won the Arnold Strongman Classic, Europe's Strongest Man and World's Strongest Man in the same calendar year.
Zydrunas Savickas “Big Z”, Lithuania, is making his 14 th appearance at the 2018 Tachi Palace World’s Strongest Man. As a part-time Strongman, Zydrunas also works as a competition promoter (Savickas Classic strongman competition & others in Lithuania) and is a business owner.
Pudzianowski returned at the 2002 World's Strongest Man winning his first title, he retained his title at the 2003 World's Strongest Man by the largest margin ever achieved in the competition. In March 2004, he also became the Strongman Super Series World Champion.
Bill Kazmaier probably was one of the strongest or is one of the strongest guys ever.” – 2006 World’s Strongest Man, Phil Pfister. What Bill Kazmaier accomplished in strongman will last the test of time, and his legacy shall be proudly shared in the World’s Strongest Man Hall of Fame for years to come.
Jouko is best known for winning both the 1997 and 1999 World's Strongest Man, and finishing second in 1998. Ahola also won the Europe's Strongest Man contest twice, in 1998 and 1999, and finished fourth in 1996. Jouko won the World's Strongest Team in 1997 and 1999, and was second in 1998.