George Sulaiman Victorious at 2022 Strongman Champions League Portugal

Sulaiman of the Netherlands scored the first international contest victory of his strongman career.

The 2022 Strongman Champions League (SCL) Portugal contest was held on Aug. 6, 2022. Twelve of the world’s elite strongmen converged on Esposende, Portugal, to compete in five events — Deadlift, Frame Carry, Log Lift, Conan’s Wheel, and a Medley. George Sulaiman of the Netherlands claimed victory, scoring 51 of a possible 60 points.

According to Strongman Archives, 2022 SCL Portugal was Sulaiman’s first international win across the five premiere strongman events he has competed in since making his debut at the 2019 Strongest Man in Netherlands contest. Check out the results below:

2022 Strongman Champions League Portugal Results

  1. George Sulaiman (Netherlands) — 51 points
  2. Ervin Toots (Estonia) — 47 points
  3. Sebastian Kurek (Poland) — 43 points
  4. Aurélien Le Jeune (France) — 38.5 points
  5. Kane Francis (UK) — 34 points
  6. Alessandro Castelli (Italy) — 33 points
  7. Andrea Invernizzi (Italy) — 32 points
  8. Roberto Rodríguez (Spain) — 26 points
  9. Sean O’Hagan (Ireland) — 25.5 points
  10. Silviu Urdea (Romania) — 24.5 points
  11. Lucas Rogerio (Brazil) — 20.5 points
  12. Fábio Silva (Portugal) — 15 points

Sulaiman won two of the five events — Deadlift and Conan’s Wheel — finished third in the Frame Carry and Medley, and tied for fifth in the Log Lift. His consistent performance eclipsed two-time World’s Strongest Man (WSM) competitor Toots by four points.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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2022 Strongman Champions League Portugal — Event Results

Check out the results for each of the five events at the 2022 SCL Portugal contest below:

Deadlift

  1. George Sulaiman — Nine reps
  2. Aurélien Le Jeune — Eight reps (T-second)
  3. Andrea Invernizzi — Eight reps (T-second)
  4. Sebastian Kurek — Seven reps
  5. Ervin Toots — Five reps (T-fifth)
  6. Alessandro Castelli — Five reps (T-fifth)
  7. Roberto Rodríguez — Four reps (T-seventh)
  8. Silviu Urdea — Four reps (T-seventh)
  9. Kane Francis — Three reps (T-ninth)
  10. Fábio Silva — Three reps (T-ninth)
  11. Sean O’Hagan — Two reps
  12. Lucas Rogerio — One rep

Frame Carry

Each athlete attempted to move a 340-kilogram frame down a 25 meter course as fast as possible with a 60-second time cap.

  1. Kane Francis — 15.25 seconds
  2. Sean O’Hagan — 16.12 seconds
  3. George Sulaiman — 16.22 seconds
  4. Aurélien Le Jeune — 16.38 seconds
  5. Silviu Urdea — 18.06 seconds
  6. Andrea Invernizzi — 18.15 seconds
  7. Ervin Toots — 18.68 seconds
  8. Sebastian Kurek — 20.47 seconds
  9. Roberto Rodríguez — 21.31 seconds
  10. Lucas Rogerio — 22.64 seconds
  11. Alessandro Castelli — 29.10 seconds
  12. Fábio Silva — 33.31 seconds

Log Lift

The log lift was a max reps event with a 140-kilogram log. Each athlete was allotted 60 seconds to score as many reps as they could.

  1. Andrea Invernizzi — Seven reps (T-first)
  2. Ervin Toots — Seven reps (T-first)
  3. Lucas Rogerio — Six reps (T-third)
  4. Alessandro Castelli — Six reps (T-third)
  5. George Sulaiman — Five reps (T-fifth)
  6. Aurélien Le Jeune — Five reps (T-fifth)
  7. Sebastian Kurek — Five reps (T-fifth)
  8. Sean O’Hagan — Three reps (T-eighth)
  9. Roberto Rodríguez — Three reps (T-eighth)
  10. Silviu Urdea — 18.06 seconds
  11. Kane Francis — One rep (T-11th)
  12. Fábio Silva — One rep (T-11th)

Conan’s Wheel

  1. George Sulaiman — 60.4 meters
  2. Ervin Toots — 57.5 meters
  3. Sebastian Kurek — 46.5 meters
  4. Kane Francis — 45 meters
  5. Alessandro Castelli — 39.5 meters
  6. Sean O’Hagan — 37.4 meters
  7. Silviu Urdea — 23.5 meters
  8. Roberto Rodríguez — 23 meters
  9. Fábio Silva — 11.8 meters
  10. Aurélien Le Jeune — 6.5 meters
  11. Lucas Rogerio — 4.3 meters
  12. Andrea Invernizzi — 2.5 meters

Medley

  1. Sebastian Kurek — 39.43 seconds
  2. Ervin Toots — 39.90 seconds
  3. George Sulaiman — 43.44 seconds
  4. Aurélien Le Jeune — 44.43 seconds
  5. Kane Francis — 46.89 seconds
  6. Roberto Rodríguez — 47.88 seconds
  7. Alessandro Castelli — 53.29 seconds
  8. Fábio Silva — 60.56 seconds
  9. Lucas Rogerio — 61.25 seconds
  10. Sean O’Hagan — One flip (T-10th)
  11. Silviu Urdea — One flip (T-10th)
  12. Andrea Invernizzi — One flip (T-10th)

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