The smallest bodybuilder in the world has died in India this week.
Aditya Dev, also known as Romeo, died in hospital on Wednesday night, Britain's Daily Mail reports.
The bodybuilder was 2ft 9ins tall after being born with a form of dwarfism and, despite weighing just 10kg, could lift 1.5kg dumbbells.
He was diagnosed with a brain aneurism in 2008 and Moyamoya syndrome which causes blood clots in the brain.
The Mail reports that doctors had warned his condition could lead to a fatal stroke.
However, his father Anil Dev Sharma, 53, told the Mail he was "absolutely fine" before he collapsed and rushed to Satyam Hospital in Pubjab where he died.
"We rushed him to the hospital and he fell into a coma, he was unconscious all night. Doctors said the nerve supplying blood to his brain had ruptured, causing his death," he said.
Mr Dev was reportedly born with a form of dwarfism and could reportedly lift 1.5kg dumbbells despite weighing just 10kg.
Mr Sharma said Mr Dev's death was a "huge loss" for the family."We will be grieving his death for the rest of our life. We were told by doctors many years ago that he may die at an early age. All these years we prayed for his long life," he said.
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