Cherkasy strongman won international competitions
International strongman tournament (held in Zaporizhia) was conquered by a sportsman from Cherkas, Victor Yurchenko (Ukraine was also represented by an athlete from Donetsk, Oleksandr Lashyn).
The sportsmen had to complete several exercises, for instance, 'farmer walk' (carrying a weight of 150 kg), lifting a 90-kg dumbbell, a 150-kg weight; moving a 360-kg 'well'. The teams also pulled a 15-ton truck and threw a 160-kg Atlas Stone over a 140-cm bar.
The tournament was participated by teams from such European countries as Ukraine, Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova and Hungary.