In the village of Miasskoye, Krasnoarmeisky district, on August 6, an athlete died at a regional motocross competition. This information was confirmed to URA.RU by the press service of the Investigative Committee of the ICR for the Chelyabinsk region.
“Today our friend Sergei Konovalov passed away. By a tragic accident, he was injured at the competition, the injuries were not compatible with life. Farewell and funeral will take place approximately on Tuesday, ”friends of the deceased said on social networks.
The man was 53 years old. His friends confirmed to URA.RU that he died at official competitions. Enduro-cross competitions on motorcycles in the village of Miassskoye are included in the regional calendar plan of official sports events in the Chelyabinsk region. A request has been sent to the press service of the Ministry of Sports of the region, the answer will be published upon receipt.
The press service of the Investigative Committee of the TFR for the Chelyabinsk region told URA.RU that an investigation is underway into the death of the athlete. According to its results, a procedural decision will be made.