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Dominic Filiou (February 27, 1977 – January 2, 2019) was a Canadian strongman. Filiou was best known for competing in the 2005, 2006, and 2007 World's Strongest Man competitions. In 2005 he finished third in the finals, a career best. In 2006 and 2007 he was eliminated during the qualifying heats. He was the 2007 winner of Canada's Strongest Man making him the first man to defeat Hugo Girard on Canadian soil (Girard was still recovering from a knee operation 14 months prior to the competition). [1] He died of a heart attack on 2 January 2019.[2]

Dominic Filiou
Born(1977-02-27)February 27, 1977
DiedJanuary 2, 2019(2019-01-02) (aged 41)
OccupationStrongman
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight400 lb (180 kg)
Competition record
Strongman
Representing  Canada
World's Strongest Man
3rd 2005 World's Strongest Man
Qualified 2006 World's Strongest Man
Qualified 2007 World's Strongest Man
Arnold Strongman Classic
9th 2006 Arnold Strongman Classic
Canada's Strongest Man
3rd 2005
2nd 2006
1st 2007
Quebec's Strongest Man
1st 2003

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