The ‘Mountain’ from ‘GoT’ Wins Title of World’s Strongest Man
Hafthor Julius Bjornsso took the title following two consecutive second-place finishes.
Following two consecutive second-place finishes, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, aka. Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on “Game of Thrones,” is at the top of the hill in professional weightlifting.
On Sunday, Bjornsson announced on Instagram he had placed first in the World’s Strongest Man contest after taking first in three of the six events (vehicle deadlift, max overhead and loading race) that made up the two-day final.
“Want to thank all of my family, friends and fans for supporting me along the way,” the 29-year-old Icelander wrote on Instagram.
After winning the contest, the world’s strongest man celebrated with Miss Universe(s).
Poland’s Mateusz Kieliszkowski came in second on Sunday with Brian Shaw of the U.S. States placing third. Great Britain’s Eddie Hall, who won last year’s event, didn’t compete this year.
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