CCG CONGRATULATIONS to LITHUANIAN Married Couple VYTAUTAS KIRKLIAUSKAS and Wife NERINGA KIRKLIAUSKIENE for outlasting 53 other couples to win the WORLD WIFE-CARRYING CHAMPIONSHIP 2018!!!
This year, the 23rd WORLD WIFE-CARRYING CHAMPIONSHIP took place in SONKAJARVI, FINLAND.h
The annual championship involves the men carrying their wives over their shoulders, and then running, wading through a slippery pool, and overcoming an obstacle course.
NEW STRAITS TIMES reports VYTAUTAS and NERINGA artete parents of two who this year defeated six-time Champion TAISTO MIETTENEN, from FINLAND.
After the race, VYTAUTAS said;
"It's my wife. She's the best."There are qualifying competitions in other countries including the UNITED STATES, UNITED KINGDOM, SWEDEN, and ESTONIA.
Event Volunteer SANNA-MARI NUUTINEN said;
"I think because we only have three months of light we need to come up with nice stuff to do during the summertime, and we want to show everyone we have a great sense of humor."