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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

33 Years
Full Name
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
Nov 26, 1988
Former Strongman and Actor

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson Biography

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic former professional strongman and actor who became the first person to have won the Arnold Strongman Classic, Europe's Strongest Man and World's Strongest Man in the same calendar year. He also is a former professional basketball player who began his basketball career in 2004 with Division I team Breiðablik, moving to FSu in 2005. After his ankle injury, he left the basketball career and began his strongman career. He won the Strongest Man in Iceland event in 2010, Iceland's Strongest Man in 2011, Europe's Strongest Man in 2014, a feat he repeated in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019, won gold at the Arnold Strongman Classic in 2018, 2019 and 2020. In January 2015, he became the first competitor to carry a 10 m (33 ft.) long log that weighed 650 kg (1,430 lbs.) for five steps. This helped him break the 1000-years-old Viking record. Apart from the broadcast of his strongman competitions, his first TV show appearance came in the iconic HBO TV series, "Game of Thrones" in the year 2014. He made his first theatrical film appearance playing the lead role in the action thriller movie, "Operation Ragnarök" in 2017. Besides this, he is also active in social media with more than 3.3 million followers in his Instagram account under the name of @thorbjornsson. Similarly, he can also be found on Twitter with more than 86K followers under the account name of @thorbjornsson_. On 2nd May 2020, he again made history by deadlifting 501 Kg (1,105 lbs) under strongman rules at his gym in Iceland, surpassing Eddie Hall's strongman deadlift record of 500 Kg (1,100 lbs) set in 2016.

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