The hockey player, born in 2008, died after a tragic incident that happened today at the training session of the SKA school team. The reason was the hit of the puck in the chest. This was reported on the website of the hockey club.
“During one of the exercises, after a defender clicked, the puck hit the player in the chest in the heart area. The team doctor immediately assisted the hockey player and called an ambulance, which carried out all resuscitation measures”— told in club.
The heart of the young athlete was able to start, he was urgently taken to the hospital, but he died there. The SKA hockey club expressed its deepest condolences to the boy’s parents, relatives and friends.
The SKA stressed that they would provide all necessary assistance to the family of the deceased. The club will conduct an internal investigation into the incident.
As Life reported, Russian bobsledder Dmitry Stepushkin died earlier at the age of 46. He achieved the greatest success in the competition of fours. In 2005 and 2007 he became the winner of the overall World Cup standings, in 2006 and 2009 he won gold at the European Championships. The Russian also has three silver and one bronze medals at the world championships.