Hafþór Björnsson Breaks Strength Record at Arnold Classic

Thor throws a 56-pound kettle bell 19'3" into the air.

Hafthór Bjornsson - Game of Thrones Mountain

By his own admission, strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson had a mixed week at the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio, but he did have one moment to remember. The Game of Thrones star took to Instagram to explain, saying: "I had ups & downs at the Arnold Strongman Classic this past weekend. I did an awful mistake in the deadlift which cost me a lot of points! Yesterday made me feel a little bit better though. I did a weight for height event on the main stage. I went over 19'3 with a 56lb weight and that is a New World Record!!"

In the main strongman competition, Brian Shaw just got the better of Zydrunas Savickas after an epic battle, with just one solitary point separating the strongmen. Check out some footage of Thor's latest feat of strength.

Better angle of the World Record at 19'3 !

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