Game of Thrones ‘Mountain has just broken a brute force world record

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Hafþór Björnsson, better known as Mountain, holds more than 1,000 books in this photo.
Hafþór Björnsson, better known as Mountain, holds more than 1,000 books in this photo.
Photo: ESPN

A look at Hafþór Björnsson and there is no doubt that he is strong. After all, it was not interpreted as the mountain The iron Throne for its ability to widen the eyes. The question then is, how strong is it? The answer: stronger than anyone in the world. In at least one aspect.

Over the weekend, Björnsson set the world deadlift record in Iceland and captured on ESPN. He lifted 501 kilograms, which is equivalent to 1,104.52 pounds. This makes him not only the world record holder, but the first person to lift more than 500 kilograms.

Here is the video of the full ESPN event.

Now, if you read or watch this with this strange feeling of déjà vu, 10 points for Gryffindor. (Or Lannister, we suppose.) In 2018, Björnsson set a similar world record deadlift while building up to 1041 pounds. It is suspected that this can be repeated.


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