(Video) Bodybuilder dies from neck injury after doing somersault celebration

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A South African bodybuilder, Sifiso Lungelo Thabete, has died days after injuring his neck attempting to celebrate with a somersault during an event.

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Report said Thabete was tipped for a bright future, having been a former IFBB Junior World Champion in the up to 75kg category.

Bodybuilding magazine, Muscle Evolution, wrote of the champion: ‘The bodybuilding community was shocked and saddened by the tragic news of the death of Sifiso Lungelo Thabete, a bodybuilder from Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal, at the weekend.’

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