He drinks a whole bottle of liquor in two minutes to earn 11 euros: dead
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He drinks a whole bottle of liquor in two minutes to earn 11 euros: dead

The events took place in South Africa, in a liquor store during a binge drinking competition (drinking as much alcohol as possible in the shortest time). The victim would be aged between 25 and 30 years.

A man in South Africa died after drinking an entire bottle of a well-known liquor in less than two minutes as part of a binge drinking contest (drinking a lot of alcohol in a short amount of time). The police of Waterval, in the province of Limpopo, have opened an investigation into the drama. The victim, whose identity was not disclosed, would be between the ages of 25 and 30.

According to police spokesman Brig Motlafela Mojapelo, the incidents took place in a local liquor store in the village of Mashamba.

It seems that the patrons were participating in a drinking contest, in which the person who managed to finish an entire bottle of a well-known digestive liqueur with an alcohol by volume of 35% within a specified time would have won 200 rand (about 11 euros). cash.

“One of them immediately collapsed and was taken to the local clinic, where he was pronounced dead,” Mojapelo said, according to local media, including Sowetan Live.

In a video, which went viral on social media – and which i preferred not to show, except for a screenshot – the man drinks without stopping, while the people around cheer and cheer him. He pauses for a little while before he passes out. Transported to a local clinic, he was pronounced dead shortly after.

According to a 2017 study, in South Africa, “one in three people reported drinking alcohol, while one in seven reported drinking excessively on a day when alcohol was consumed.” Also added that the prevalence of binge drinking is highest among men and women in the 25-34 age group.