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Ukrainian powerlifter carries a 55-stone COW on his shoulders in bizarre show of strength

A Russian powerlifter known as the 'strongest man in the world' has carried a 55-stone cow on his back for more than a minute in an impressive display of strength.

Dmitry Khaladzhi, 40, has performed in the Donetsk circus and holds 63 Guinness World Records to his name.

Footage shows the strongman, of Ukraine, holding a cow on his back in a field near Moscow, Russia.

Dmitry Khaladzhi, 40, carries a 55-stone cow on his back for more than a minute in a field near Moscow, Russia. He has been called the 'strongest man in the world' and holds 63 Guinness World Records

He grips on to the animal's legs and and shows a determined look in his eye, unwilling to give up.

Dmitry steadily moves forward while keeping his gaze focused on the movement of his feet.   

He is said to have performed the stunt to prove what he is truly capable of.

The hulking powerlifter has proudly broadcasted his extraordinary feats of strength.

He gradually walks forward with the cow attached to his back. The Ukraine-born powerlifter's records are to include lifting a 335-pound stone with one hand and binding six 20cm nails in 90 seconds

In 2017, he took on the challenge of carrying a horse on his back.

His world records are said to include lifting a 335-pound stone with one hand, binding six 20cm nails in 90 seconds and lying down on a bed of nails while three concrete blocks weighing over 1,500 pounds were smashed with sledgehammers on his chest.  

He sent the internet into meltdown after a video emerged of him bending a metal rod with his teeth, and another showed his performance of Devil's Forge.

This is not the first time he has carried animals for his stunts (pictured). In 2017, he took on the challenge of holding a horse on his back. Dmitry's cult status has led bodybuilding websites to call him the 'world’s strongest giant'

This stunt saw the powerlifter lying on nails while holding three plates weighing 700 kilograms.  

Dmitry set a bench press record in 2009 at the 1st Ukrainian Doping Federation Championship of Powerlifting (275kg).

Among his 'unique features, he boasts the ability of 'lifting two adults with teeth on a belt weighing up to 200kg', on his website.

For this reason, bodybuilding websites including Generation Iron have dubbed him the 'world’s strongest giant'.