Athlete Bio
Stefán Karel Torfason

Years Active: 2017-2021
Born: 1994-04-20
Height: 2.03 m (6' 8")
Weight: 150 kg (331 lbs)

Competition Totals:
TypeContestsWins
International10
National31
Date Contest Contest Type Division Location Placing
2020-08-09 2020 Iceland's Strongest ManIceland's Strongest Man Open Reykjavík, Iceland 4 of 7
2018-06-17 2018 Iceland's Strongest ManIceland's Strongest Man Open Mosfellsbær, Iceland 8 of 10
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManIceland's Strongest Man Open Reykjavík, Iceland 1 of 9
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsUltimate Strongman Junior World Championships Juniors Gatineau, Canada 9 of 10
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManHúsafell Stone
(For distance)
60 m 1 of 9
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(120 to 202 kg)
4 in 17.43 s 2 of 9
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManDeadlift Hold 2 of 9
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManSquat Lift 3 reps (300 kg) 3 of 9
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManOverhead Medley
(94 kg natural stone, 81 kg Inch
dumbbell, 90 kg dumbbell, 140 kg log)
2 implements 6 of 9
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManMax Deadlift 350 kg 2 of 9
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManMedley
(110 kg sack carry + 130 kg farmer's
walk + chain drag)
1 of 9
2021-08-08 2021 Iceland's Strongest ManTruck Pull 3 of 9
2020-08-09 2020 Iceland's Strongest ManHúsafell Stone 62.9 m 3 of 7
2020-08-09 2020 Iceland's Strongest ManOverhead Medley
(2x 81 kg dumbbell, 95 kg dumbbell, 140
kg log)
2 in 20.78 s 5 of 7
2020-08-09 2020 Iceland's Strongest ManArm Over Arm Pull 27.30 s 2 of 7
2020-08-09 2020 Iceland's Strongest ManDeadlift 3 reps (300 kg) 5 of 7
2020-08-09 2020 Iceland's Strongest ManWeight Throw
(22 to 30 kg, 4.50 metres)
4 in 21.05 s 4 of 7
2020-08-09 2020 Iceland's Strongest ManMedley
(Farmer's walk + 2 sacks)
51.78 s 4 of 7
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsCarry & Drag 8.2 m 9 of 10
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsAtlas Stones 2 in 21.13 s 7 of 10
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsWheelbarrow Carry 839 kg (2.90 m) 8 of 10
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsLog Lift 0 reps 10 of 10
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsDeadlift Hold 41.30 s 7 of 10
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsArm Over Arm Pull 12.5 m 7 of 10
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsMax Deadlift
(18-inch deadlift)
317.5 kg 10 of 10
2017-09-04 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World ChampionshipsTire Flip 14.2 m 8 of 10
Stefán Karel is the son of former strongman and 3-time WSM finalist Torfi Ólafsson.
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Deadlift 350 kg (772 lbs) 2021 Iceland's Strongest Man
2 Max. 18-inch Deadlift 317.5 kg (700 lbs) 2017 Ultimate Strongman Junior World Championships