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The 24th Annual Arnold Classic Armwrestling Challenge will determine who among the world’s top arm sports athletes has the most “pull” during the 2022 Arnold Sports Festival.

Annual Arnold Classic Armwrestling Challenge

Each year the best arm wrestlers in the world gather at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for two days of armwrestling action.

“Armwrestling popularity has been on the rise in the US,” said Leonard Harless, event co-director. “2023 will be our biggest and best event ever with more than 268 qualified competitors.”

“The Arnold is the premiere arm sport event in the world,” said Fairfax Hackley, event co-director. “The top athletes from 12 countries will come to Columbus to compete in 2023."

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Friday, Mar 01
Columbus Convention Center
Arnold Fitness EXPO Stage

Saturday, Mar 02
Columbus Convention Center
Rogue Strength Stage

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