Fitness Trainer Dies After Barbell Falls On Her Neck In Indonesia Bali

By Pooja Bhardwaj July 23, 2023 11:42 AM IST

Fitness Trainer Died In Indonesia: A fitness trainer died after a 210 kg weight fell on his neck in Bali, Indonesia. According to the report of Channel News Asia, the accident happened on July 15 when the fitness trainer was exercising at a gym in Bali, Indonesia.

Justin Vicky, a 33-year-old Indonesian fitness influencer, was trying to lift a barbell when it fell on him, breaking his neck. A video related to this accident is going viral on social media. It can be clearly seen in this video that Justin Vicky is doing squat press with barbell on his shoulders.

spotter lost balance
According to the report of Channel News Asia, Justin Vicky was having trouble standing straight while doing squats. As soon as he tried to hold the weight, the barbell fell behind his neck and he sat on the ground. It has been told in the report that it seems that the spotter of Justin Vicky lost his balance. After this he fell backwards along with Justin Vicky. Explain that the spotter is the person who helps the weightlifter in lifting the weight during weightlifting.

Trying to lift 210 kg weight
Channel News Asia quoted the report as saying that Justin Vicky was trying to lift 210 kg. Channel News Asia, citing a UK-based newspaper, said that due to this accident, his neck was broken and vital nerves connected to his heart and lungs were pressed. Justin Vicky was taken to the hospital for treatment after the accident. However, he died soon after the operation.

Since the death of Justin Vicky, tributes are being paid to him. The Paradise Bali gym where Justin Vicky used to work called Vicky a symbol of inspiration and unwavering support in their Instagram post. “Justin was more than just a fitness trainer,” she said in a post on Instagram.

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