Athlete Bio
Hjalti Árnason

Years Active: 1986-1996
Born: 1963-02-18
Height: 1.88 m (6' 2")
Weight: 140 kg (309 lbs)

International Contests: 15
International Contest Wins: 1
WSM Appearances: 1
WSM Finals: 0
Best WSM Finish: 5th in heat
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
1996 1996 WSM Group 2World's Strongest Man Port Louis, Mauritius 5 of 6
1991 1991 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge China 3 of 6
1989-10-01 1989 KrafturKraftur Reykjavík, Iceland 4 of 6
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesViking Games Húsavík, Iceland 3 of 4
1991 1991 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man England 5 of 8
1989 1989 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Iceland 9 of 10
1987 1987 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Netherlands 8 of 10
1988-11-18 1988 Défi Mark Ten InternationalDéfi Mark Ten International Montréal, Canada 1 of 4
1987-10-16 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalDéfi Mark Ten International Montréal, Canada 4 of 10
1986-09-12 1986 Défi Mark Ten InternationalDéfi Mark Ten International Montréal, Canada 5 of 10
1990 1990 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Glasgow, Scotland 3 of 15
1987-06-07 1987 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic East Kilbride, Scotland 4 of 10
1990 1990 HreystiHreysti Iceland 4 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeWorld Viking Challenge Reykjavík, Iceland 5 of 6
1991-07-20 1991 World Viking ChallengeWorld Viking Challenge Iceland 4 of 4
Date Contest Event Result Placing
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Leg Press 18 reps 2 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Deadlift Hold 69.90 s 4 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Loading Race 4 in 90.00 s 6 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Wheelbarrow Carry 69.80 s 4 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeCar Walk 28.70 s 1 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeMax Log Lift 150 kg 3 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeCrucifix Hold 43.80 s 4 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeAtlas Stones 3 in 16.23 s 5 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeArm Over Arm Pull 4.91 m 6 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeLoading Race 41.40 s 3 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeWeight Throw
(For height)
4.57 m 6 of 6
1993 1993 World Viking ChallengeHúsafell Stone 29 m 5 of 6
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesArm Over Arm Pull
(Boat pull)
101.20 s 3 of 4
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesWeight Throw
(For max height)
4.57 m 3 of 4
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesHammer Throw 10.54 m 2 of 4
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesTug of War 4th 4 of 4
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesCar Pull 18.40 s 2 of 4
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesCaber Toss 10.08 m 2 of 4
1987-07-10 1987 Viking GamesLoading Race
(70 to 110 kg kegs)
3 in 15.00 s 2 of 4
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalBack Load Carry 47.43 s 5 of 10
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalWheelbarrow Carry
(One drop allowed)
7 of 10
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalBack Lift
(Partial lift)
862 kg 1 of 10
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalWeight Throw
(25 kg rock, for distance)
7.32 m 4 of 10
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Log Lift 150 kg (331 lbs) 1993 World Viking Challenge