Game of Thrones actor named World's Strongest Man
It’s official: Ser Gregor “The Moutain” Clegane is the strongest man in the world.
Game of Thrones actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson won the annual World’s Strongest Man competition in the Philippines on Sunday.
The 29-year-old athlete and actor competed in tests of strength for two days, with events that included pulling a bus (he actually came in second in that particular contest, but still racked up enough points to win the overall title).
Here’s Björnsson on the podium, the first time he’s won this award:
Here’s a shot from the bus pull featuring a different athlete:
Björnsson set strongman records before, including recently deadlifting more than 1,000 pounds:
No wonder Prince Oberyn didn’t stand a chance!
Björnsson will be in the final season of Game of Thrones, airing on HBO in 2019.
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HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'