Kristján Jón Haraldsson Wins 2022 Iceland’s Strongest Man

Haraldsson's dominance in Iceland in 2022 continues.

The 2022 Iceland’s Strongest Man (ISM) contest took place from Aug. 6-7, 2022, in Reykjavík, Iceland. The results of elite strongman contests throughout 2022 in Iceland feature the same headline: 24-year-old Kristján Jón Haraldsson is the champion.

The two-day competition featured six strongmen battle across seven events: a Truck Pull, a Max Deadlift, a Front Hold, a Weight Toss, a Super Yoke, Overhead Press, and the Natural Stones. Haraldsson won four of those seven events to take the overall win by a three-point margin over Stefán Karel Torfason. Here are the full results:

2022 Iceland’s Strongest Man Results

  1. Kristján Jón Haraldsson — 36 points
  2. Stefán Karel Torfason — 33 points
  3. Páll Logason — 31 points
  4. Hilmar Örn Jónsson — 21 points
  5. Kristján Páll Árnason — 15 points
  6. Sigurjón Gudnason — 11 points

According to Strongman Archives, the 2022 ISM contest was Haraldsson’s eighth professional strongman contest. It marked his second professional victory; the first came in 2022 at the 2022 Strongest Man in Iceland contest on June 11-12, 2022.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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2022 Iceland’s Strongest Man Event Results

Check out the results from each of the 2022 ISM events below:

Truck Pull

  1. Kristján Jón Haraldsson — 9.28 meters
  2. Stefán Karel Torfason — 6.7 meters
  3. Páll Logason — not shown
  4. Hilmar Örn Jónsson — 21 points
  5. Kristján Páll Árnason — 15 points
  6. Sigurjón Gudnason — 11 points

Deadlift

  1. Páll Logason — 370 kilograms
  2. Kristján Jón Haraldsson — 360 kilograms
  3. Stefán Karel Torfason — 350 kilograms
  4. Hilmar Örn Jónsson — 340 kilograms
  5. Kristján Páll Árnason — 320 kilograms
  6. Sigurjón Gudnason — 270 kilograms

Front Hold

  1. Stefán Karel Torfason — 41 seconds
  2. Páll Logason — 39 seconds
  3. Kristján Jón Haraldsson — 37 seconds
  4. Kristján Páll Árnason — 36 secnods
  5. Sigurjón Gudnason — 34 seconds
  6. Hilmar Örn Jónsson — 32 seconds

Check out day one of the 2022 ISM contest below:

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Weight Toss

The weight toss consisted of five implements of ascending weight — two kegs, two sandbags, and a handled weight.

  1. Kristján Jón Haraldsson — Five in 12.64 seconds
  2. Stefán Karel Torfason — Five in 12.70 seconds
  3. Hilmar Örn Jónsson — Five in 36 seconds
  4. Kristján Páll Árnason — Three in 14 seconds
  5. Páll Logason — Three in 14.78 seconds
  6. Sigurjón Gudnason — Three in 21.80 seconds

Super Yoke

The yoke weight 400 kilograms, and the athlete with the fastest time traversing it down the course won.

  1. Kristján Jón Haraldsson — 47.02 seconds
  2. Páll Logason — 48 seconds
  3. Stefán Karel Torfason — 18.73 meters
  4. Hilmar Örn Jónsson — 15.56 meters
  5. Sigurjón Gudnason — 9.25 meters
  6. Kristján Páll Árnason — 5.45 meters

Overhead Press

Like the Weight Toss event, the Overhead Press consisted of four implements that ascended in weight — a natural stone, a heavy dumbbell, a monster dumbbell, and a log.

  1. Kristján Jón Haraldsson — Three in 28.50 seconds
  2. Stefán Karel Torfason — Three in 35 seconds
  3. Páll Logason — Two in 28.65 seconds
  4. Sigurjón Gudnason — One in 12.5 seconds
  5. Kristján Páll Árnason — One in 14.8 seconds
  6. Hilmar Örn Jónsson no lift

Check out day two of the 2022 ISM contest below:

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Natural Stones

  1. Hilmar Örn Jónsson
  2. Páll Logason
  3. Stefán Karel Torfason
  4. Kristján Jón Haraldsson
  5. Kristján Páll Árnason
  6. Sigurjón Gudnason

The Natural Stones event challenged athletes to lift various heavy and oddly shaped stones from the floor to a single platform. The stones were placed around the platform, and each athlete moved from stone to stone attempting to load as many as possible.

Featured image: @kristjan.haraldsson on Instagram