[Photos] Damien Smith retains Ghana’s Strongest title; gets car as prize

Damien Smith
Damien Smith receiving his price package

Damien Smith on Saturday shrugged off competition from four other bodybuilders to emerge winner of the 2018 Ghana’s Strongest challenge. He becomes the only person to hold the title twice having won the 2017 event.

His main contender, Victor Ampofo came second with Godfred Akobila placing third and Mustapha Arhin (Mayweather) taking the fourth place.

Damien Smith walked away with a luxury Honda Accord car, 3,000 cedis cash, certificate, medal and products from sponsors of the competition.

Victor walked home with 8,000 cash prize and a certificate, while Godfred took 6,000 cedis cash and a certificate. Mustapha got 5,000 cedis with a certificate. Each of the four also received assorted products from sponsors.

The final event, which took place at the Jubilee Park in Takoradi, saw hundreds of bodybuilding fans turned up to rally support for their respective contestants.

Contestants went through five rounds of activity; Car pull, farmers walk, clin and jerk, deadlift and the sack in a pond race.

Damien exhibited great strength as he won most of the events undertaken on the day.

This year’s event originally began with nine contestants, five of which were evicted along the journey.

See photos of the final event below.

Sack in a pond race

Dead lift
Farmers walk
Clin and jerk


Car pull

By 3news.com| Ghana