23rd September 2018
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Strongmen battle it out at the Clickimin for Scottish title

Power, sweat and buckets full of determination was on show at the Clickimin on Saturday at the Scotland’s Strongest Man competition.

Eight strongmen battled it out in the under 105kg contest including Shetlanders Dhanni Moar and Jonni Manson.

From Atlas stones to super yoke and deadlift challenges, competitors faced six events throughout the afternoon.

Jonni Manson competes in the 300kg frame carry which was required to be lifted for 15m during Scotland’s Strongest Man U105 competitions at the Clickimin. Photo: Kevin Jones

Only two points separated the top three places.

Defending champion Moar finished in third with 39.5 points.

Meanwhile, Manson came in second with 41 points and was crowned Shetland’s Strongest Man.

Moar was the runner-up for the Shetland title.

Mark Boyd, who had travelled all the way from Dubai for the competition, won the Scottish gong with 41.5.

More in next week’s Shetland Times.

3 comments

  1. Alison Murray

    Could do with a picture of the winner!

    Reply
  2. Alison Murray

    Very misleading article. Mark boyd was the Scottish champion, you are not very clear on that, bit biased I think. Mark is my son and was born and bred in Kilmarnock, a Royal Marine Commando for 6 years before settling in Dubai. Big effort made to compete in Shetland. Where is the picture of the Scottish Winner.?

    Annoyed mother

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    • Wayne Conroy

      No offense Mrs Murray but this is a local Shetland paper not a paper from Kilmarnock or a Scottish national paper hence the spotlight on our local competitors. The article clearly states your son was the Scottish winner and that that he had travelled “all the way from Dubai” to compete. Don’t really see what your issue is nor how the article is misleading. I understand you are very proud of your son… perhaps your local paper will print his picture.

      Reply

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