Dagestan athlete lifts 290 kg with his teeth in honor of Makhachkala
Makhachkala, October 13, 2015. The famous Dagestan strongman Omar Hanapiev, who set more than 50 records listed in the "Guinness Book of Records", joined the celebrations of the Day of Makhachkala, and set two more records on this occasion.
Performing at Rhodope Boulevard, Hanapiev lifted the 290-kg railway sleepers with the help of his teeth. Later the athlete took a 32-kilogram weight with his teeth that ordered 158 residents of Makhachkala to strike blows from above had to knock it out of his mouth. 158 - is the number of years since the founding of the capital of Dagestan.
Omar Hanapiev did not even stop with that. He continued his performance by twisting different metal objects with bare hands, one of which was presented to the mayor of the town Musa Musayev. In addition, the strong man tore several books hundreds of pages thick without much difficulty.
"I have been engaged in this sport for 39 years and there is so much more to achieve. I like to please my compatriots. I congratulate all the citizens on the Day of city. I hope my present day performance decorated the holiday" – Hanapiev said.