Mikhail Shivlyakov

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Winner: Arnold Amateur Strongman World Championships, 2013

From: Russia

Starting his career in Powerlifting, Russian Mikhail Shivlyakov progressed into Strongman competitions. Mikhail served in the Navy as a Marine sailor, you will see him wearing his beret with pride at competitions. Shivlyakov won Arnold Amateur Strongman 2013 and in the same year won Hercules China, a great year for him and great training for the 2014 World’s Strongest Man where he came 4th in his group.


Age: 35

Height: 187 cm/6’2’’

Weight: 132kg/293 lbs