Larissa Borges, a Brazilian fitness influencer, passed away at the age of 33 after suffering two cardiac arrests. The cause of these cardiac arrests remains unknown. Borges’ family confirmed her death via a social media post, expressing their grief over the loss of their loved one.
Borges, known as Lari to her followers, was a popular figure in the fitness community, boasting over 32,000 followers on Instagram.
Borges was first hospitalized on August 20 after experiencing a cardiac arrest in Gramado. After a week in a coma, she suffered a second cardiac arrest, which led to her untimely death. Borges was not only an influencer but also a physical education student.
Despite her healthy lifestyle, Borges suffered a second cardiac arrest, which she was unable to survive. Her family described her as a woman who left behind a legacy of “love, joy, and determination.” They remembered her as a person with a captivating personality, whose presence could light up any room and whose energy was infectious.
Borges’ family also mentioned her relentless fight for life, although they did not disclose any specific details about her struggles. They concluded their tribute by expressing the void left by her passing and wishing for her soul to rest in peace.
The Instagram sensation had a significant online following, where she regularly shared selfies, travel photos, and health and fitness content. Her family took over her account to keep her fans updated on her condition, and her followers flooded the comments with well wishes and messages of support.
Borges’ family is now seeking donations to transfer her body from Gramado to her hometown, Brasília. Meanwhile, local authorities are reportedly investigating the circumstances surrounding her death.