Icelandic athlete Hafthor Björnsson, who played the role of Gregor Clegane or “the Mountain” in the TV series “Game of thrones” from HBO, broke the world record in the deadlift. Video from the event he posted on his YouTube-channel.

Weightlifter set a new record, having lifted the barbell weighing 501 pounds, in his sports in the hall in Iceland. The event was broadcast live on ESPN and was recorded for a channel athlete.

he said that He is extremely proud of this achievement and very happy. “That’s fine, there’s nothing better than to prove people that they are wrong,” he added.

In 2018 Björnsson, whose height is 2.05 m, was the winner of the competition for the title of “Most powerful man on the planet”.

the Previous world record belonged to the British athlete Eddie Hall, who in 2016, became the first person in the world, raised 500 pounds.