Ab Wolders

Ab Wolders
Born Albertus Wolders
(1951-06-10) June 10, 1951
Netherlands Netherlands
Residence Netherlands
Other names "The World's fastest Strongman"
Occupation Strongman, Powerlifting
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 125 kg (276 lb)
Children Albert and Robert-Jan
Website http://www.abwolders.nl
Competition record
Representing  Netherlands
World's Strongest Man
2nd 1984 World's Strongest Man
3rd 1986 World's Strongest Man
4th 1988 World's Strongest Man
2nd 1989 World's Strongest Man
Europe's Strongest Man
1st 1987
Strongest man of the Netherlands
1st 1984
1st 1985
2nd 1989 tie w/Ted van der Parre
World Muscle Power Championships
3rd 1989
Pure Strength
3rd 1988 w/Tjalling van den Bosch
4th 1989 w/Tjalling van den Bosch
World Strongman Challenge
2nd 1987
Representing  Netherlands
IPF World Powerlifting Championships[1]
3rd 1982 125kg
2nd 1983 110kg
1st 1984 125kg
1st 2012 -120kg (masters)
EPF European Powerlifting Championships[2]
2nd 1982 125kg
2nd 1983 125kg
1st 1984 125kg

Ab Wolders (born June 10, 1951) is a former strongman and world champion Powerlifter from the Netherlands. He was runner-up at the World's Strongest Man competition on two occasions, placing second to Jón Páll Sigmarsson in 1984 and to Jamie Reeves in 1989. He finished 3rd at the World's Strongest Man games in 1986, 4th in 1988, 1st at Europe's Strongest Man in 1987 and was twice Strongest man of the Netherlands.[3] Ab won the IPF World Powerlifting Championships in 1984 in the 125 kg category.

Wolders competed at 6'0" (183 cm) and approximately 276 lb (125 kg) during his strongman career.



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