Sergey Karpenkove: yura_karpenko / Instagram
In St. Petersburg on the embankment of the Moika river discovered the body of the former champion of Russia and Germany in kickboxing Sergey Karpenko. It is reported by REN TV.
According to TV channel, the cause of death of 51-year-old Karpenko was a gunshot wound to the head. The circumstances of the death of the athlete being investigated.
Karpenko won the CIS championship in 1991, in 1992, he became the champion of Russia and the armed forces. In 1993, the athlete became a finalist of the European championship in kickboxing. Later he played for German club kickboxing in Berlin.
In June this year in Los Angeles was shot dead by Russian snowboarder Dmitry Koltsov. Accused of murder was named 30-year-old Rhett McKenzie Nelson, with drug problems.
Video, photo All from Russia.