Hafthor Bjornsson: Game of Thrones actor breaks 501kg deadlift record
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Game of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson has set a world deadlifting record by lifting 501 kg (1,104 lbs).
Bjornsson, a powerlifter who portrayed Ser Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in the HBO series, broke the record at his gym in his native Iceland.
He lifted the barbell for two seconds, before dropping the weights and roaring in delight.
The event was streamed by sports broadcaster ESPN and filmed for Bjornsson's YouTube channel.
Bjornsson, who is 2.05m tall (6ft 9in), previously won the World's Strongest Man competition in 2018.
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