Former Mr Olympia champion Shawn Rhoden passed away on Saturday.
He was 46.
According to reports, Rhoden died due to a heart attack.
Shawn Rhoden was a Jamaican-American IFBB professional bodybuilder.
He won the Olympia at the age of 43 and emerged as the oldest ever bodybuilder to win the title.
The trainer of the sporting legend, Chris Aceto, has confirmed the demise of Rhoden.
After the demise of Shawn Rhoden, several athletes and bodybuilders have paid their condolences.
Legendary bodybuilder Rich Gaspari has condoled the demise of Rhoden on his Twitter handle.
“I am shocked to hear of the passing of Mr. Olympia @flexatronrhoden It’s very sad to hear of his passing. He had always been a gentleman towards me. Shawn had one of the most aesthetic physiques in bodybuilding. My condolences to his family. #rip #ripbrother,” Rich Gaspari tweeted.
Rhoden had been very active on social media and in public appearances.
Shawn Rhoden was one of the well-known names in the bodybuilding community across the globe.
Rhoden won the Olympia in 2018, the Super Bowl of bodybuilding competitions, defeating 7x Olympia champion Phil Heath.
In 2019, Rhoden was accused of sexually assaulting a female bodybuilder in Utah that allegedly took place in 2018.
An investigation was carried out against him. However, he was not convicted of any crime.