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Ukrainian strongman Oleksii Novikov has won the 2020 World's Strongest Man competition.

The event was hosted by Florida, the United States, as reported on the competition's official page on Facebook.

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This is the third victory for Ukraine at The World's Strongest Man. Vasyl Virastyuk won the World's Strongest Man titles in 2004 and 2007.

Novikov is a four-time winner of the strongest man title in Ukraine. The 24-year-old resident of Kyiv has become the youngest athlete to win the world competition since 1984.

As part of the event, Novikov managed to lift 540 kilograms half a meter above the ground, thus having set a new record since 1983.

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