The Mountain from “Game of Thrones” breaks a world record

Game of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson broke the world’s deadlift record. The Icelandic strongman is known for his role as Ser Gregor Clegane, or “The Mountain” on the series Game of Thrones.

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This historic event was live-streamed, as he successfully deadlifted 501 kg (1,104 pounds) at the Thor’s Power Gym in Iceland. The previous deadlifting record was set in 2016 by Eddie Hall for lifting 500 kg (1,102 pounds).

Hafthor Bjornsson has also won the Arnold Strongman Classic 2020, which was his third consecutive win for the said event.

On Instagram, he shared his excitement about breaking the world record. He said, “I have no words. What an amazing day, one I will remember for the rest of my life.

I said I was coming for it, and once I set my mind on something, I’m a dog with a bone.

I want to give a huge shoutout to my family, friends, coaches, fans, sponsors and haters, all of whom helped this lift be possible.”

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