Murray and Lee maximized their time in Illinois
Erin Murray and Jeffrey Lee are the respective champions of the 2023 U82 America’s Strongest Girl (ASW) and the 2023 U105 America’s Strongest Man (ASM) contests. The strongwoman and strongman competitions passed off on July 22, 2023, in Tinley Park, Illinois, and featured seven collaborating strongwomen and 13 strongmen on each ends of the spectrum. In a slight veering from conference, each rosters had an an identical slate of 5 occasions to run by means of through the single-day strength contest.
Based on her resume on Strongman Archives, that is Murray’s third skilled strongwoman win in 5 profession contests. Murray’s earlier spotlight might need been a triumph within the 2021 U73 World’s Strongest Girl (WSW). In the meantime, Strongman Archives exhibits Lee’s solely prior competitors to be inserting ninth on the 2021 (U105) Strongman World Championships — and he undoubtedly added to his repute with the latest victory.
Right here’s an outline of the ultimate standings from the 2023 U82 ASW:
2023 America’s Strongest Girl (U82KG) Outcomes
- Erin Murray — 30 factors
- Jessica Mitchell — 26.5 factors
- Erin Walklet — 23 factors
- Katie Gutwald — 22.5 factors
- Cassandra Moore — 18 factors
- Rachael Peterson — 13 factors
- Jamie Schamma — 5 factors
Right here’s a rundown of the ultimate standings for the 2023 U105 ASM:
2023 America’s Strongest Man (U105KG) Outcomes
- Jeffrey Lee — 57 factors
- Zack McCarley — 55 factors
- Nick Hein — 43 factors
- Brandon Burley — 39 factors
- Justin Loy — 39 factors
- Alec Soukup — 38 factors
- Dan Hughes — 34 factors
- Matt Moeller — 32 factors
- Kevin Candito — 30 factors
- Michael Congdon — 28 factors
- Invoice Kendall — 26.5 factors
- Jon Parker — 26 factors
- Johnny Wasiczko — 7.5 factors
The 5 occasions featured in each rivals had been as follows: Press Ladder, Max Farmer’s Carry, Conan’s Wheel, Ukrainian Deadlift, and the Atlas Stone Collection. To differentiate between the strongwomen and strongmen, weights and implements would differ in dimension relying on the occasion.
To win her title 2023 U82 ASW title, Murray took first place on the Ukrainian Deadlift (six reps, with a max weight of 199 kilograms/440 kilos) and completed in a minimum of the highest three on every of the Press Ladder, Max Farmer’s Carry, Conan’s Wheel, and Atlas Stone Collection. Lee, however, gained the Max Farmer’s Carry (26 toes and 5 inches with 195-kilogram/430-pound implements), the Ukrainian Deadlift (9 reps with a max weight of 308.4 kilograms/680 kilos), and the Atlas Stones Collection (5 in 27.27 seconds) to win his title.
Consistency close to the highest of each occasion gave the impression to be the secret for each profitable rivals.
Based on a caption of her Instagram put up recapping the occasion, Murray is centering her upcoming efforts on the 2023 U82 World’s Strongest Girl (WSW). Based mostly on the competitors’s previous precedent, it would seemingly place someday in November 2023. On the time of this writing, it’s unclear what Lee’s future plans are. All that’s sure is that each athletes got here dwelling from Illinois with well-earned, prestigious titles.
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