Gold’s to Host July 4th Strongman Event

OCEAN CITY- Gold’s Gym in Ocean City will host its 2nd Annual Fourth of July Strongman Competition early next month with athletes from all over the region competing for cash and prizes.

The second annual strongman competition will be held at Gold’s Gym behind the Gold Coast Mall in Ocean City on July 4. The competition will include men’s, women’s, senior and teenage divisions with awards and cash prizes for the winners in each. Gold’s Gym hosted the first-ever strongman competition last year on July 4 in stifling 100-degree heat. For the record, Adam Delaney of Albany, N.Y. won the overall men’s championship, while Katelyn Choiniere, also of Albany, won the women’s open division.

Mitch Miedusiewski of Timonium, Md. won the teenage under 200-pound division, while Zac Hill of Selbyville won the teenage over 200-pound division. David Stinson of Dagsboro won the Masters 40-49 light heavyweight division, Phil Kirby of Fenwick Island won the 50-plus division, Joe Cryer of Ocean City won the 40-49 heavyweight division, and Bryan DePhillip of Accokeek, Md., won the men’s over 200-pound open division.