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Hafthor Bjornsson Is Preparing for the Strongest Man on Earth 2024

The countdown to the Strongest Man on Earth, a mere 13 weeks away, is on. This year, the competition is set to be even more thrilling with the return of Hafthor Bjornsson.

The world’s most celebrated strongman has been documenting his training journey, building anticipation after he came back to competing this year. 

In the last few months, Island’s representative participated in the Arnold Strongman Classic, where he finished fourth overall after starting strongly and then almost failing to finish on the final competition day.

He missed the World’s Strongest Man this year, as well as Europe’s Strongest Man, as he has been trying to get in the best shape possible for the Strongest Man on Earth. 


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In new training footage uploaded to his Instagram, Bjornsson can be seen push-pressing a 74 kg dumbbell with a caption promising that he’s progressing on a weekly basis.

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Hopefully, Hafthor (or Thor as he’s known) can keep up his incredible form over the course of the next months and show his best self on the biggest stage in the world of strongman. 

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Tanya Shaiko

Author: Tanya Shaiko
News Editor, Olympic Lifting Enthusiast

Oly Lifting Experience: 6 years
Best ResultsSnatch – 61 kg,
C&J – 78 kg

I’m Tanya, and I just can’t do without fitness. About six years ago, I got into Olympic weightlifting and instantly fell in love with it. Weightlifting is like no other sport – it’s just you versus the bar. Driven by my unwavering passion for an active lifestyle, I’ve been eager to share my personal journey and sports enthusiasm with others. As a journalist and photographer, my interests come full circle, adding an extra dimension to the news column that I curate. This way, I keep my readers updated with the latest happenings in the sports world.

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