'Game of Thrones' star Hafthor Bjornsson deadlifts 1,104 pounds to break world record

Hafthor Bjornsson — the Icelandic weightlifter who played Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on “Game of Thrones” — broke the deadlift world record on Saturday. He lifted 501 kilograms (1,104.52 pounds), breaking the previous world record by a kilogram. The record dated back to 2016.His Game of Thrones character died and was resurrected as a tough named “Robert Strong.” In real life, Bjornsson is one of the best weightlifters on the planet. The 6-9, 425-pound Bjornsson won the “World’s Strongest Man” title in 2018.“I believe today I could’ve done more, but what’s the point?” he said Saturday after ...


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