The 14-year-old died in the ring

The 14-year-old died in the ring

Russian media, including the news agency TASSwrites that a 14-year-old Russian boy died after entering the boxing ring.

The accident occurred in Pervororalsk during a local tournament on December 17. Russian sports journalist Alexander Lyutikov filmed the incident, which shows how the 14-year-old received repeated blows to the body.

The teen then retreated to one side of the ring, where he eventually collapsed. After that, many people rushed to the ring, and attempts were made to provide life-saving first aid on the spot.

He died in the ambulance on his way to the hospital.

In tears after the shock of the news

The competitor initially chanted victory in the final match of the competition, before realizing that the 14-year-old had fallen. The deceased had won all his fights and was a very promising boxer, according to the Russian press.

TASS wrote that an investigation began after the incident. Among other things, it must be investigated whether or not he has obtained medical clearance to compete He writes that it was

According to spectators at the scene, the referee should not have called off the match when the 14-year-old started struggling, because he did not realize what was about to happen.

– To evaluate the referee’s work, you must watch the entire match. But honestly, I can say that I would have stopped the fight earlier, says boxer Igor Mihontsev.

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