Triathlete Banned From All-You-Can-Eat Buffet After Eating 100 Plates of Sushi

The restaurant owner called the man's behavior "not normal."

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German triathlete Jaroslav Bobrowski went out to an all-you-can-eat buffet in Landshut, Germany, and in a matter of minutes, Bobrowski had eaten 100 plates of food. The athlete follows a special diet, fasting for 20 hours a stretch, and this was his first meal following one of those fasts. According to The Washington Post, Eater estimates that Bobrowski consumed as much as 18 pounds of sushi, or 4,000 calories.

The restaurant’s owner said that Bobrowski’s food intake was “not normal” and that he ate as much as five diners normally would. He also did not buy any alcohol, which was a blow to the restaurant’s bottom line, writes The Post.

“I myself am dead after 13 plates, but he always took five or seven plates at a time,” said the owner, who gave his name as Tan, according the Local, a news website and reported by The Post. “So there was a gap on the sushi carousel and the other guests asked if we had skimped on the fish. I want to win customers and not offend any guests. But … we only earn money on the drinks and he only consumed one tea the whole evening.”

Bobrowski, a former bodybuilder and Iron Man competitor, was a regular at the restaurant, but the owner called his meal out of line and banned him from dining in again.

“When I went to the checkout, I wanted to tip, but the waiter did not want to accept that. I’m banned from now on because I’m eating too much. I was stunned,” Bobrowski told the Local.

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