Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova, found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session.
The champion hurdler, aged 25, located in the Morshansky District in the Tamblov Oblast region of western Russia.
Heavy workload cost her life as per local media report while, according to the regional athletics federation, cardiac assert took her life during her training session Plavunova tumbled into a grassy area during her training on holiday in the region, stated by Eyewitness.
She was found by residents who called paramedics, but they couldn’t save her. Plavunova, Central Federal District and All-Russia champion who competed in the national championships also worked as a model in multiple regions.
She was a Russian student champion in the 60-meter hurdles, participated in both sprinting and obstacles, and while also competing in both the 100-meter and 400-meter.
Plavnova was born in the city of Kostovsk. She was Graduated from the sports department at Tomsk State University. she lived a 14.06 personal best time in the 100-meter hurdles and was a
The regional federation, initiated, a fundraiser for the funeral of Plavunova while her coach, Elena Melnikova disclosed, The preliminary autopsy suggests an acute failure of the heart.
Sergei Safronov, The athlete’s friend stated that she was at her grandmother’s in Morshansk while appearing for the upcoming round of the competitions.
Her death was confirmed by her boyfriend, fellow athlete Pasha Sedykh, who shared an image of the two on his Instagram.
Plavunova had almost 6,000 followers on her social media accounts, including former Russian striker Aleksandr Kerzhakov.
She was not known to have any previous health issues