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In the South Korean city of Gwangju, where the world championship by water kinds of sports, was struck by a hinged floor in one of the Nightclubs. This is the Agency “Yonhap”, citing city officials.
The accident killed two citizens of South Korea, from ten to seventeen people, including participants, suffered. It is known that injured two swimmers from the USA, two from New Zealand, as well as one athlete from the Netherlands, Italy and Brazil. Athletes diagnosed with a laceration — they asked for medical assistance, but their life is not in danger.
Design, located at a height of 2.5 meters, collapsed at 2:30 local time. At this moment there were more than 100 people. Presumably, she could not bear the weight of finding her guests.
The international swimming Federation (FINA) expressed regret for what happened.”[Organization] is following the situation closely and will take all measures to ensure medical assistance in case of need”, — quotes the statement of the press service Reuters.
On 23 July at the American hospital died, the Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev. After the battle against the Puerto Rican Zabiela Mathias he was diagnosed with cerebral edema. The athlete had surgery, he was put into an artificial coma. Later it turned out that Dadashov during the fight with Mathias suffered a stroke.
Video, photo All from Russia.