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33-year-old Indonesian influencer Justyn Vicky has died after a barbell he was trying to lift broke his neck. He was training at a gym in Bali, Indonesia when the accident happened on July 15, Channel News Asia reported.
In a viral video on social media, Justyn Vicky can be seen at the Paradise Bali gym trying out a squat press with the barbell on her shoulders. He appears unable to stand after entering the squat, according to Channel News Asia.
As he tried to hold the weight, he fell back into a seated position as the bar fell on his neck. Justyn Vicky’s watcher appears to be losing her balance and can be seen falling backwards with him during the incident. Spotter is someone who provides assistance and support during weightlifting.
Justyn Vicky was trying to lift a weight of 210 kilograms, Channel News Asia reported citing the reports.
Due to the accident, he was left with “a broken neck and critical compression of vital nerves to his heart and lungs”, Channel News Asia reported quoting a UK-based newspaper.
Justyn Vicky was taken to hospital for treatment. However, he died shortly after undergoing emergency surgery, Channel News Asia reported.
Since his death, tributes have poured in for Justyn Vicky. Paradise Bali, the gym where he worked, in an Instagram post, called Vicky “a beacon of inspiration, motivation and unwavering support”, according to Channel News Asia.
The Paradise Bali in an Instagram post said, “Justyn was more than just a fitness expert; he was a beacon of inspiration, motivation and unwavering support.”
(Except for the title, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)
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