During the celebration of the anniversary of the sports school in Nizhny Lomov (Penza oblast) was a tragedy.
16-year-old athlete, who participated in the demonstrations in weight lifting, lost consciousness and died, said TRK «Express».
He fell a few seconds after he finished speaking. The athlete was taken to a local hospital where he died.
16-year-old was a second-year student of the local branch of Penza state University. Weightlifting he did in 2015. Was the silver medalist of the Cup of the Penza region in 2016.
«Adolescent together with other pupils of the school raised two weights weighing 16 kilograms. After performing seven lifts weights, the whole group began to return backstage. At this point, the teenager began to podkashivatsya feet, and he fell,» — said acting senior assistant administrator of management on interaction with mass-media SK across the Penza region Natalia Fomina.
According to preliminary data, the teenager died from cardiomyopathy (damaged heart muscle).