More sad new for the bodybuilding world. Sifiso Lungelo Thabethe a young South African bodybuilder and IFBB Junior World Champion suffered an unfortunate fate as he sustained a broken neck while attempting a back flip.
The 23-year-old bodybuilder then ran to the middle of the mat and jumped in the air to attempt the back flip.
But he never suceeded to rotate enoug to complete the back flip. Instead Thabethe landed on the back of his head. His body then rolled over and the man laid motionless on the mat before several people rushed to help.
Sifiso Lungelo Thabethe, 23, died on arrival in hospital on Saturday, August 5, after falling during the event at a community hall in D section, Umlazi.
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