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Mariola Sabanovic Dead At 43

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Pro Women’s Physique competitor Mariola Sabanovic from the Netherlands dies at 43 of an apparent heart attack just a few days after her pro debut at the Tampa Pro. Her husband posted an impactful image (no text) to Facebook on August 8th to confirm the untimely death.

Mariola had been competing for just over 3 years. In that time, she became Dutch Champion in 2017. In November 2017 placed 2nd at the Amateur Olympia in San Marino and again in April 2018 at the Muscle Contest in Ireland. Mariola earned her Pro Card at the Amateur Olympia Pro Qualifier in England 2018. She had her pro debut at the beginning of August at the Tampa Pro. See below for our small tribute:

She leaves behind her husband Daniel, and their 15-year old daughter.

Muscle Insider offers our sincerest condolences to Mariola’s friends and family and to all those affected by this most unfortunate news.

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