Paul Poloczek, 37 joins a ever growing list of professional bodybuilders to die suddenly in recent months. Many suffering heart related deaths.
No cause of death has been announced yet but his wife confirmed the Polish athlete’s death in a instagram post.
Her post on May 28 read: “Bodybuilding was your life. You are not forgotten, you live on in our hearts. We will love you forever.”
Poloczek was born in Poland and spent most of his his life in Germany.
He won his first competition at the age of 17 and years later claimed second place at the German Championships in the Super-Heavyweight division 2012.
Poloczek leaves behind a his wife, Katherin DeNev and a young daughter.