Eddie Hall deadlifted 500 kg in2016 Hafthor Björnsson topped him with his 501 kg deadlift in May of this year. Is it possible that the deadlift record will be broken two times in one year? Evaluating by Ivan Makarov’s current successes in his pursuit of a 510 kg deadlift, it wouldn’t be smart to wager against him.
Editor’s note: Hafthor’s 501 kg deadlift wasn’t finished in official competition but it is still the heaviest deadlift on record.
The Russian powerlifter and strongman struck his heaviest deadlift to date on September 1st,