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Photos & Video: Evans Tovieku, 2023 Ghana Strongest Contestant Meets World’s Strongest Man Iron Biby

Photos & Video: Evans Tovieku, 2023 Ghana Strongest Contestant Meets World's Strongest Man Iron Biby


Evans Tovieku, 2023 Ghana Strongest Man contestant met Iron Biby on Saturday, 3rd June, 2023.

Iron Biby is a strongman from Burkina Faso. He is the 2018 and 2019 World Log Lift Champion and holds the Guinness World record for most overhead presses (of a person) in one minute.
He was in Ghana over the weekend and Evans Tovieku and other Ghana Strongest contestants, including the current Ghana Strongest Men Godfred Akolbila and Abass Salu paid him a visit in his hotel in Accra.


It was an exciting moment when they met the World Champion. Iron Biby gave them a word of advice and encouraged the young stars to work harder as greater things await them.

Evans Tovieku is one of the favorite to win the 2023 Ghana Strongest award. His effort so far in the competition is very encouraging. Boateng Ameyaw, team member of Evans Tovieku has said it severally that he wouldn’t be surprise if Evans is crowned the strongest man in Ghana this year. His hardwork and determination is gradually paying off.

Some Achievements Of Evans Tovieku

Evans Tovieku was the Ahafo Ano Strongest man in the year 2016. He was also crowned the strongest man in Ahafo region in 2016. In 2018, he crowned the strongest man in the Ashanti region.

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Who Is Iron Biby?
Iron Biby is a strongman from Burkina Faso. He is the 2018 and 2019 World Log Lift Champion and holds the Guinness World record for most overhead presses (of a person) in one minute.

World record holder, 229 kg log lift, SSE Hydro, Glasgow, 18 September 2021.

1st Place World Powerlifting Championship (junior class) (2014), both in bench press (217.5 kg) and deadlift (307.5 kg) at age 22

4th Place Giants Live World Tour Finals Manchester 2017
African Record 213 kg Log lift Personal Best 2018

1st Place World Log Lift Championship 2018 (213 kg)

3rd Place Ultimate Strongman Junior World Championships

1st Place, log lift, Europe Strongest Man 2019 (220 kg)

Tied for 5th place in Giants Live World Tour Finals Manchester 2019

On March 1, 2020, he posted an unofficial overhead lift of 240 kg (529 lbs).

On July 18, 2020, he posted an unofficial overhead lift of 260 kg (573,3 lbs).

217 kg/477.4 lb Axle Press (World Record) – Performed at the 2021 Strongman Classic at Royal Albert Hall

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