World’s Strongest Man Doncaster heat to be shown on TV tonight

Laurence Shahlaei.
Laurence Shahlaei.

Doncaster will get national television exposure tonight when a heat of the World’s Strongest Man contest is screened on television.

The Giant’s Live event, which took place at The Dome earlier in the year, will be shown on Channel 5 from 6.55pm.

The event carries the prestigious title of Britain’s Strongest Man.

Viewers will see reigning Champion Laurence Shahlaei holding off a challenge to his British title over a number of extreme events including an old favourite, the Conan’s Circle.

The episode will be repeated at 9.40am tomorrow. The remainder of the contest will be screened on Channel 5 across the festive period with the final on New Year’s Day at 8.30pm.