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Congratulations to Svend Karlsen who is the 2nd person to be inducted in to the World’s Strongest Man Hall of Fame. Svend joins Mariusz Pudzianowski who was the first person entered into the Hall of Fame, and both were voted by members of the Official World’s Strongest Man website.

Svend Karlsen - World's Strongest Man Hall of Famer

Svend Karlsen won The World’s Strongest Man in 2001 after finishing 2nd in 2000, and 3rd in 1999. He was also in the World’s Strongest Man final in 1997, 2002, 2003 and 2004. Svend is still very much involved in World’s Strongest Man and the broadcast put out in his native Norway.

For the record I voted for Jon Pall Sigmarsson both times and will again, as voting has opened for the 3rd entrant into the Hall of Fame – see here.

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