Liverpool will meet tons of stars in November.
The annual World’s Strongest Nation (WSN) is a fitting battle of strength between two international superstars. This year, with former World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champions Eddie Hall (2017) and Martins Lysis (2019) once again captaining Team UK and Team USA respectively, the competition is sure to present another entertaining gauntlet in Liverpool, England. That’s especially true since both superstars know who they have on their team.
On July 22, 2023, the Giants Live organization – which hosts the WSN and promotes the competition – The full rosters for Team UK and Team USA were revealed via its Instagram page. Both teams are star-studded with some big active names in strongman and strongwoman. The competition will be held across the pond on November 18, 2023.
Here’s an overview of Team UK’s roster at the 2023 WSN:
2023 World’s Strongest Countries List | Team UK
The UK team has some unique qualities. They are as follows:
UK team by the numbers
- Both are former WSM champions (Hall in 2017, 2021-2022 by Tom Stoltman)
- Three former world strongwoman champions (2016-2017, Moore in 2019, Thompson in 2018, Roberts in 2021)
- The current strongest female deadlift world record holder (Underdown, 300 kilograms / 661.4 pounds from 2021)
- Current wrecking ball hold world record holder (Time 2:20.49 from Felix, 2022)
Here is a summary of the Team USA roster at the 2023 WSN:
2023 World’s Strongest Countries List | Team USA
Team USA has some unique features. They are:
Team USA by the numbers
With such a diverse catalog of accomplishments and repertoire of skill sets, the 2023 WSN looks like a balanced duel on paper between both teams.
There aren’t many team-based competitions in strongman and strongwoman, let alone any competitions like WSN, that feature so many accomplished athletes. One thing is for sure – these two teams should put on a unique performance in Liverpool this autumn.
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