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Shock as bodybuilding champ breaks neck and dies after trying to execute a back-flip
By Abong'o | Updated Aug 11, 2017 at 12:16 EAT
Bodybuilding champ dies in horrific accident
  • Sifiso Lungelo Thabete broke his neck while attempting a back-flip as he entered the stage, leaving the audience shocked
  • He was identified as one a potential superstar- being a former IFFB Junior World champion.

There was a mixture of panic and shock during a body-building competition after one contestant broke his neck and died after landing on his head while attempting to execute a backflip.As a gimmick to please his fans, he tried to successfully do a back-flip which went horribly wrong.

Sifiso Lungelo Thabete was a former IFFB Junior Champion and is said to have made quite an impression on judges with his maturity and muscles.

Entering the arena, Sifiso broke his neck and stayed motionless on the ground before officials scrambled to assist him.

He hailed from South Africa, Umlazi, located in Kwazulu Natal.

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