Chicken eating contest cancelled after competitor chokes to death


A nationwide chicken eating contest at fast-food outlet KFC in Indonesia has been cancelled after a contestant choked to death on a chicken wing,Mailonline reports..

Fredy Jayadi, 45, died after attempting to eat three wings in under five minutes at the restaurant in West Jakarta.Mr Jayadi was taken to hospital after beginning to choke on his third wing. He drank water to try to stop choking, but later collapsed, and was pronounced dead by paramedics.

The ‘Eat or Treat’ contest offered a prize of $1 billion rupiah (£5,263), and Mr Jayadi had reached the elimination round, reported the IB Times.

But the entire competition, which ran across 239 KFC outlets across Java and Bali, has now been cancelled by organisers O2 Accion…


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