Game Of Thrones’ ‘The Mountain’ Named Europe’s Strongest Man

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Hafþór “Thor” Björnsson has been named the strongest man in Europe.

Björnsson plays the role of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane in HBO’s Game of Thrones.

The 6-foot-9, 420-pound Iceland native won four of six strength competitions: Deadlift, Yoke, Forward Hold (Thor’s Hammer), Giant Dumbell for reps (100 kg), Atlas Stones, and Loading Race.

The Mountain’s best event was the Atlas Stones, where he lifted an unprecedented six stones of increasing weights onto barrels. He also won the dumbbell press, lifting a 100-kg (220-pound) weight above his head with one arm seven times. 



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