Olympic Sports

TV‘s ‘Mountain‘ takes deadlift throne at 1,104 lbs.

Hafthor Bjornsson set a world record in the deadlift on Saturday, hoisting 1,104.52 pounds (501 kilograms). The 31-year-old set the record in his native Iceland. Known as “Thor,” the 6-foot-9, 425-pound Bjornsson broke the previous record of 1,102.31 pounds (500 kilograms), set by . “I believe today I could‘ve done more, but what‘s the point?” […]


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