Sport of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson has set a world deadlifting report by lifting 501kg (1,104lb).
Bjornsson, who portrayed Ser Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane within the HBO collection, broke the report at his gymnasium in his native Iceland.
The strongman lifted the barbell for 2 seconds, earlier than dropping the weights and roaring in delight.
The occasion was streamed by sports activities broadcaster ESPN and filmed for Bjornsson’s YouTube channel.
Bjornsson, who’s 2.05m tall (6ft 9in), beforehand received the World’s Strongest Man competitors in 2018.
Talking in a “behind-the-scenes” video posted on YouTube, Bjornsson mentioned: “I am extraordinarily proud, you already know. I am extraordinarily blissful.
“It is nice – there’s nothing higher than proving individuals incorrect. So many individuals did not imagine in me, so many individuals that mentioned, ‘501kg isn’t going to go up’… However I additionally had plenty of assist.”
He added: “I really feel wholesome, I really feel good. I am simply completely speechless, regardless that I am speaking lots now. However I am excited, tremendous excited – that is large for me.”
The report was beforehand held by Eddie Corridor, a British man who in 2016 turned the primary man to carry 500 kg.
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