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Bodybuilder breaks neck, dies after botched back flip

Bodybuilder breaks neck, dies after botched back flip

A South African bodybuilding champion lost his life after a botched backflip during a competition over the weekend.

The man who has hporrified millions after a video surfaced online Sifiso Lungelo Thabete, reportedly died after he landed on his head whilst trying to perform the hard black-flip.

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Something similar happened with Sifiso Lungelo Thabete, an ex-junior bodybuilding champion who passed away on Friday in an attempt to entertain the crowd as he entered the arena, reported Fox News.

Dressed only in a black Speedo and socks, he walks on stage and attempts to do what looks like a backward somersault, while the crowd cheers him on.

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Anxious officials raced toward the former junior world champion as he remained motionless, but it seemed too late. Sifiso who hailed from Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa couldn't complete his backflip and landed on his head, breaking his neck, leaving the entire stadium stunned.

The bodybuilding world is also still reeling from the shock at the news of the death of IFBB Western Province official and former Ladies Bikini competitor Michelle O' Shea in a tragic vehicle accident last week.

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It reports that he was tipped for a bright future, having been a former IFBB Junior World Champion in the up to 75kg category. The tragic incident was recorded on camera and was later shared on various social media platforms.


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