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Hafþór Björnsson Is Officially The World's Strongest Man

Photo: Noel Celis (AFP/Getty Images)

Hafþór Björnsson, who portrays Gregor Clegane on Game of Thrones, was the world’s second strongest man last year—not without controversy—but in this year’s competition in Manila, he finally reached the top of the mountain.

Björnsson was awarded the title Sunday after the finals. The last event was the Atlas Stones, the one where the guys pick up the heavy stones and put them on pedestals. Björnsson competed against Mateusz Kieliszkowski and was informed of the total results shortly after:

Man, that doesn’t look like fun. Here’s a good photo of the strongman in the middle of his lift:

Photo: Noel Celis (AFP/Getty Images)
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