Clip of the Morning: Weightlifter Reportedly Died After This Mishap

We'll start by telling you: watch at your own risk. In this clip, Igor Golushkin attempts to bench press just over 400 pounds, but things went terribly wrong after the Russian powerlifter accidentally dropped the bar on his chest. According to one source, Red Hot Russia, Golushkin crushed his diaphragm and broke several of his ribs from the impact and got progressively worse once he reached the hospital. Eventually, the 34-year-old died from a heart concussion. Just a sad, sad story. 

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[via SportsGrid]

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