Hafthor Björnsson broke the world record in the deadlift.
Actor of “Game of thrones” Hafthor Björnsson set a world record in weightlifting by lifting 501 kg in the deadlift, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to liga.net.
Record in powerlifting, he broke out in his gym in Iceland. He said that “there is nothing better than to prove that people are not right”: “So many people didn’t believe in me, so many people said: “501 kg will never rise”. But I also had great support.”
Previously, the record was set by Briton Eddie Hall, who in 2016 has raised 500 kg in the deadlift.
Björnsson has played in cult TV series sir Gregor “the Mountain” of Clegane.