Neil Currey, a prominent figure in bodybuilding and an ex-Mr. Olympia contestant died at the age of 34.
Milos Sarcev, who had the privilege of training Currey, revealed the news on his Instagram account, expressing his distress over the sudden loss.
The initial content of Sarcev’s post stirred speculation about suicide being the potential cause, but recent modifications have omitted any clear references.
Generation Iron, a renowned bodybuilding publication, reflected on Currey’s remarkable influence in the sport.
His debut at the 2017 World Championships saw him securing a commendable fifth position in the pro muscle bracket. Throughout his career, Currey graced many of the sport’s elite stages.
He notably secured the gold at the 2022 New York Pro, which led to his participation in the 2022 Mr. Olympia competition, a mere half a decade since his professional initiation.
In the 2022 Mr. Olympia competition, Currey marked his spot by achieving 16th place in the Classic Physique class. The contest, responsible for elevating stars like Arnold Schwarzenegger, remains a vital occasion in the bodybuilding calendar.
The bodybuilding sector has been vocal in its admiration and sorrow at Currey’s passing. RX Muscle’s Instagram post paid tribute to Currey and extended thoughts to those grieving.
Similarly, Fouad Abiad, a bodybuilder from Canada, highlighted Currey’s relentless passion, emphasizing the prospects he showed in the sport.