Judo wrestler dies during training sessions in Russia

Young Russian judo wrestler David Kelekhsaev died during training sessions held in the Kemerovo region of the country.

The 18-year-old athlete was a champion of Russia among young men, the winner of Cup of Europe in his age category.

The cause of death of the young athlete has not been established yet, ITAR-TASS reports with reference to the head coach of the junior judo team of Russia, Vladimir Gladchenko. According to the coach, the athlete did not have any health problems. "He underwent medical examination in March. If he had some problems detected, he would have never been allowed for the sessions. Last year, he underwent a similar medical examination too, but there were no problems found either," the coach said. "As far as I know, he had problems in his family. He was very worried about the divorce of his parents this year," the coach added.

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