Official video Thor deadlifts 501

3 May , 2020  

“Games of Thrones” star Hafthor Bjornsson breaks world deadlift record.

The 6-foot-9, 452-pound star is known for playing Ser Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane in the HBO series.
On Saturday, he deadlifted 1,104.5 pounds, breaking the previous record of of 1,102.31 pounds set by Eddie Hall of England four years ago.

  • The lifter has shared a behind-the-scenes video of his feat.
  • Bjornsson, of Iceland, won the World’s Strongest Man competition in 2018

The 31-year-old set the record in his native Iceland.

Known as “Thor,” the 6-foot-9, 425-pound Bjornsson broke the previous record of 1,102.31 pounds (500 kilograms), set by England’s Eddie Hall in 2016.

“I believe today I could’ve done more, but what’s the point?” Bjornsson said after his lift. “I’m happy with this. My family and friends, they were happy with this, and I’ve decided to call it.”

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