2012 Worlds Strongest Man Finals

The 2012 World's Strongest Man was the 35th edition of World's Strongest Man hosted at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California. The qualifying heats were held from September 24–27, and the finals took place Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2012. The winner was Žydrūnas Savickas, it was his third WSM title. Vytautas Lalas of Lithuania was second, and Iceland's Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson was third. In the qualifying heats, Derek Poundstone set a new world record in the Giant Dumbbell press event by pressing a 210 lb dumbbell overhead for 11 repetitions, and Vytautas Lalas set a new strongman squat world record by squatting 700 lb for 11 repetitions. In the finals, Žydrūnas Savickas set a new Log Lift for Max Weight world record with a lift of 490 lb.