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Arnold Strongman Classic

The 2024 Arnold Strongman Classic will be held Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 during the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

All events will be held in the Strongman Arena in Hall D inside the Arnold Expo at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Admission to all events in include in Strongman Platinum and Strongman Gold VIP Packages and Strongman Reserved tickets for Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2. Please note: Arnold Strongman Classic and Arnold Strongwoman Classic access IS NOT INCLUDED in Daily Expo Tickets in 2024.

2024 Competitors

Mitchell Hooper
Thor Björnsson
Martins Licis
Oleksii Novikov
Tom Stoltman
Mateusz Kieliszkowski
Evan Singleton
Bobby Thompson
Maxime Boudreault
Tom Evans
Oskar ZióÅ‚kowski


Friday, March 1 @ 1 p.m.
Elephant Bar Deadlift
Frame Carry

Saturday, March 2 @ Noon
Dinnie Stone Carry
Apollon Wheels
Stone Medley

2024 Prize Money

1st Place: $80,000
2nd Place: $25,000
3rd Place: $20,000
4th Place: $15,000
5th Place: $13,000
6th Place: $8,000
7th Place: $7,000
8th Place: $6,000
9th Place: $5,000
10th Place: $3,000
Total: $182,000

Arnold Strongman Classic Champions

2002: Mark Henry
2003: Zydrunas Savickas
2004: Zydrunas Savickas
2005: Zydrunas Savickas
2006: Zydrunas Savickas
2007: Zydrunas Savickas
2008: Zydrunas Savickas
2009: Derek Poundstone
2010: Derek Poundstone
2011: Brian Shaw
2012: Michael Jenkins
2013: Vytautas Lalas
2014: Zydrunas Savickas
2015: Brian Shaw
2016: Zydrunas Savickas
2017: Brian Shaw
2018: Hafthor Bjornsson
2019: Hafthor Bjornsson
2020: Hafthor Bjornsson
2022: Martins Licis
2023: Mitchell Hooper

Event Sponsors


Arnold Strongman Classic
Friday, Mar 01
Columbus Convention Center
Strongman Arena

Arnold Strongman Classic
Saturday, Mar 02
Columbus Convention Center
Strongman Arena

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