A South African man has died after drinking an entire bottle of Jaegermeister in just two minutes to win a R2OO bet at a liquor store.
The local resident, who has not been named, drank the whole bottle of the 35 percent spirit before collapsing.
He visited the store in Mashamba village in Limpopo and took part in the challenge to see who could drink a bottle the fastest.
After falling to the ground, the man, aged between 25 and 30, was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
An inquest has now been opened into his death.
Footage shared online shows people cheering and clapping as he gulped down the German digestif.
After finishing, he was seen swaying side to side, propped up by a friend.
Limpopo police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo said: ‘Police in Waterval outside Louis Trichardt have opened a case of inquest following an incident of apparent misuse of alcohol that took place at one of the local liquor outlets at Mashumba Village where the patrons allegedly participated in what they called a ‘drinking competition.
‘The winner who could consume the entire bottle of Jägermeister within a specified time, would get R200 cash.
‘One of them immediately collapsed thereafter and was taken to the local clinic where he was certified dead.’