March 12, a former coach of Russian national team in weightlifting Yuri Plotnikov died on Board the plane at the airport «Domodedovo», informs «Moscow Komsomolets».
67-year-old man was going with his companion to fly to Antalya, where the couple was going to sign.
Causes of death were not reported.
Yuri Plotnikov was the coach of the Russian team during the Olympics in Sydney. Russian weightlifters under his leadership, won one silver and two bronze medals.