Nottingham, England noticed two becoming United Kingdom champions topped.
Rebecca Roberts (Girls) and Paul Smith (Males) are the respective champions of the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady and UK’s Strongest Man. The joint strongwoman and strongman strength contest occurred on Might 27-29, 2023, in Nottingham, England.
In response to her resume on Strongman Archives, that is Roberts’ second consecutive UK’s Strongest Lady title (2022-2023). The athlete beforehand completed because the runner-up in her UK’s Strongest debut within the yr 2021. In the meantime, the identical repeat sentiments could be expressed for Smith, who additionally efficiently defended his UK’s Strongest Man title captured in 2022.
Listed below are the entire outcomes for the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady opponents. The sphere of eight athletes was tasked with competing within the Shield Carry, Block Press, Truck Pull, Max Deadlift, and Bag Over Bar. To seize her newest title, Roberts gained three of the 5 occasions (the Protect Carry, Truck Pull, and Bag Over Bar) and completed because the runner-up within the Block Press and Max Deadlift.
2023 UK’s Strongest Lady Closing Standings
- Rebecca Roberts — 38 factors | Two-time defending UK’s Strongest Lady Champion (2022-2023)
- Lucy Underdown — 37 factors
- Katie Smith — 19 factors
- Claire Myler — 17 factors
- Izzy Tait — 16 factors
- Sarah Reynolds — 13 factors
- Gemma Moore — 12 factors
- Nadine Man — 7 factors
Rounding out the rostrum for the ladies after Roberts was Lucy Underdown (second place) and Katie Smith (third place). Underdown’s runner-up result’s the third time in her final 4 contests that the athlete has completed on the rostrum. Per her web page on Strongman Archives, the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady was Smith’s third look, and greatest putting, on this prestigious contest.
Listed below are the entire outcomes for the 2023 UK’s Strongest Man opponents. The sphere of eight athletes had a distinct slate of occasions from their strongwomen counterparts. They have been as follows: the Tremendous Yoke, Incline Log Ladder, Silver Dollar Deadlift, Bull Ring, and Cerberus Steps From Hell. Smith was triumphant on the Tremendous Yoke, Incline Log Ladder, and Silver Greenback Deadlift to finally notch his total victory.
2023 UK’s Strongest Man Closing Standings
- Paul Smith — 33 factors | Two-time defending UK’s Strongest Man Champion (2022-2023)
- Matt Dimond — 28.5 factors
- Callum Crozier — 26 factors
- Andrew Flynn — 23.5 factors
- Chris Beetham — 20 factors
- Louis Jack — 19 factors
- Cillein Groom — 16 factors
- Scott Milne — 14 factors
Roberts and Smith have already established themselves as bona fide forces to be reckoned with in strongwoman and strongman. They didn’t essentially “want” the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady and Man titles to do it, both. Roberts is a former World’s Strongest Lady (WSW) champion (2021), whereas Smith has appeared in two earlier World’s Strongest Man (WSM) competitions (2018, 2023).
Now, each sturdy athletes can add one more vital notch to their lifting belts.
Featured picture: @rebeccarobertsstrongwoman on Instagram