It’s easy to assume that being taller and bigger than a kid makes us stronger than them. Some kids, however, are pure muscle packed into tiny beings. From China to New Jersey, children all over the world are
10. Yang Jinlong
This young boy from Chuzhou in China’s Anhui province was pulling cars with ropes and carrying cement sacks of 100kg by age 7. He quickly became a celebrity in China and around the world with the performance of strength such as pulling a van with a rope tied around this waist, lifting his father on his shoulders, or carrying heavy sacks of rice or cement powder.
9. Eli Etherton
You usually don’t expect kids to perform at bodybuilder events but that’s what Eli Etherton did. Having incredible muscle strength this 9-year-old boy competes in the big boys league. Although not known for many World Guinness records Eli shows incredible strength for a 9-year old.
8. CJ Senter
This 12-year-old fitness guru has incredible strength and talent. Known as The Workout Kid for his enthusiasm and passion for fitness and healthy living, CJ already has a significant media presence for his involvement in getting kids and teens fit and healthy.
7. Claudio Stroe
Like his brother Giuliano, Claudio has been awarded praise for lifting over 4 times his body weight something even most bodybuilders have a hard time doing. Claudio has been working out and practicing fitness training since the age of 2.
6. Jake Schellenschlagger
Training since the age of 11, this teenage bodybuilder has earned the world champion title for squat lifting and can now deadlift over 181kg. His father, a bodybuilder himself, reportedly refused to have his son play video games all day and encouraged young Jake to take up fitness instead. Four short years later, Jake is a sponsored fitness celebrity with numerous championship titles in his name.
5. C.J. Cummings
At only age 14 C.J. was lifting over 100kg. Now 15, he has broken the world record in clean and jerk lift with 175kg, however because the competition was not global, he did not earn an official title. The South Carolina high school sophomore has already won over 18 national records in the United States and aims to officially beat more world records in the months and years ahead.
4. Liam Hoekstra
Diagnosed with a rare medical condition called Muscle Hypertrophy as an infant, Liam had a 40% muscle body mass at age 3. He quickly outperformed his gymnastics classmates and the 4th grader now plays for a local hockey team. While he continues to have muscle definition most workout enthusiasts can only dream of, Liam currently focuses on being a kid.
3. Andrey Kostash
This Ukranian boy has been training since the age of 5. He broke a world record by doing 4000 push-ups in 2 hours. He was reportedly unhappy with this number, as he did not achieve his personal best of… 6000! We’re sure Andrey will continue to participate in championships and will go on wowing the world with his determination and strength.
2. Richard Sandrak
Although not a kid anymore, Richard’s remarkable childhood accomplishments earned him spot number 2 on our list of top 10 strongest kids in the world. Born in Ukraine in 1982, Richard quickly took up stretches and martial arts upon moving with his family to the United States. At age 6, he was bench pressing 82kg and by 8 years of age, he was lifting more than 3 times his body weight.
1. Giuliano Stroe
This Romanian brother of Claudio Stroe is power hero and comes to the first place in our list of the top 10 strongest kids in the world. Training since the age of 2 this boy has earned multiple championships and broken records. Giuliano is a Guinness world record holder in multiple categories such as most push-ups without feet touching the floor, longest timed human flag and fastest 10-minute hand walk with weights on his feet. For being record-holding gymnast, record breaker and fitness enthusiast, Giuliano Stroe holds the number one spot on the 10 Strongest Kids In The World list.