Fitness influencer Justyn Vicky has left for the heavenly abode! Unfortunately, the bodybuilder has died in a tragic weightlifting accident at a gym in Indonesia. He passed away at the age of 33.
According to various media reports, Vicky was working out at the Paradise Gym on Saturday when the bar fell forward onto his neck. Read on to know more about the cause behind the death of Justyn Vicky.
Fitness star Justyn Vicky dies at 33 after weightlifting accident
On Saturday, Justyn Vicky was working out at the Paradise Bali Gym. At that time, he was squatting weights in excess of 180 kilograms (nearly 400 pounds), with a spotter behind him.
As per a report by Bali Discovery, “Vicky failed to complete the lift and fell forward, cascading the weight bar off his shoulders and snapping his neck and head forward.” Soon after, he was taken to the hospital, where he passed away due to his injuries.
While having a conversation with the media outlet Bali Express, Vicky’s friend Kang Gede said, “Mas Vicky is a good person, polite and sociable. He always gives knowledge about the gym.”
Gede added, “And also he advised his friends at the gym to always be careful not to exercise beyond the load capacity. Only ourselves can measure our own abilities. I hope Vicky will be peacefully put to sleep by God and get a proper place.”
Paradise Bali Gym paid a heartfelt tribute to Justyn Vicky on Instagram
The Paradise Bali Gym also mourned the loss of the bodybuilder Vicky on the social media platform Instagram. The gym started by writing, “In Loving memory. Today, we gather to celebrate the incredible life of our beloved personal trainer and friend, Justyn. It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of his passing, and yet, our spirits by lifted by the profound impact he had on each and every on us.”
The statement further read, “Justyn was more than just a fitness expert; he was a beacon of inspiration, motivation, and unwavering support. His infectious energy and genuine passion for helping others transform their lives touched us deeply. Through countless workouts, words of encouragement, and compassionate guidance, he became an irreplaceable part of our fitness journeys and our gym family.”
The gym continued, “Every session with Justyn felt like much more than just exercise. He created a nurturing environment where we felt safe to challenge ourselves, both physically and mentally. His belief in our potential pushed us beyond our limits, empowering us to discover newfound strength and resilience within ourselves.”
The note concluded, “To our dear Justyn, your impact on our lives is immeasurable. Your legacy will live on through countless lives you’ve touched, the transformations you’ve inspired, and the love and passion you infused into every moment we spent together. Rest peacefully, dear friend. You will remain in our hearts.”
We send our sincere condolences to the close friends and family members of Justyn Vicky during this time of difficulty. May his soul rest in peace. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of show business.