By Natalie Evans
Dhaou Fatnassi, 20, scoffed 28 before he began feeling violently ill. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The exact cause of death has not yet been established.
A hospital source said: “Doctors were called in after the young man felt strong stomach pains, but he died on the way to the A&E.”
Mr Fatnassi made the wager with friends in Kairouan, north east Tunisia, for an undisclosed sum of money.
Raw eggs may contain dangerous salmonella bacteria and the only way to avoid potential food poisoning is to cook them properly.
Fitness fans are known to add raw eggs to drinks for added protein. However, pregnant women should avoid them as they are more susceptible to food bugs.
The tragedy comes two months after Edward Archbold, 32, died following a cockroach eating contest in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
A postmortem revealed he choked to death due to his airway being blocked by cockroach body parts.
* A man of 26 was rushed to hospital in Wuhan, China, after eating a chili hotpot which was so spicy it opened a hole in his stomach and left him vomiting blood.
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