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Luke Stoltman and Tom Stoltman are set to begin bid for 2024 World Strongest Man title

By Will Clark

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Luke and Tom Stoltman are set to compete at World Strongest Man 2024.
Luke and Tom Stoltman are set to compete at World Strongest Man 2024.

BROTHERS Luke Stoltman and Tom Stoltman are set to begin their bid to win the 2024 World Strongest Man when the competition starts tomorrow.

The Invergordon brothers are two of 30 men who will be competing for the title when the competition begins at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in the United States.

Tom (29) will be attempting to win his third World Strongest Man title having previously been champion in 2021 and 2022.

He finished second last year, with Mitchell Hooper from Canada winning the title for the first time in his career.

Luke (39) will be competing in his ninth World Strongest Man competition.

He is going into the competition in good form, having won Europe’s Strongest Man title for the second time in his career last April.

He first competed at the World Strongest Man in 2016 and has finished in seventh place three times in 2019, 2021 and 2022.

The competition will start with group stages on Wednesday and Thursday when all athletes will compete in five events.

Three events will take place on Wednesday, which include the Webster Stones, Deadlift Ladder and Sandbag Steeplechase.

On Thursday, athletes will compete in the Globe Viking Press and Car Walk.

The top athlete in each group will qualify for the final. Athletes who finish in second and third place in each group will compete in a stone off to qualify for the final.

The final will feature 10 athletes and start on Saturday with three events including KNAACK Giants Medley, Max Axle Press and Keg Toss.

The final will conclude on Sunday with the Conan’s Wheel, BFGoodrich Tires HD Terrain Deadlift and the Atlas Stones.

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