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Russian Fatima Zagubova, the world champion of kickboxing, and second-placed Elena Gismeeva, died in Sevastopol, Crimea.
The Russian Federation of Kickboxing stated that after the top of the coaching camp in Crimea, the 2 athletes determined to swim in a yacht membership, a spot not geared up for swimming, along with warning of the storm within the metropolis.
Fatima Zagubova collided with the platform whereas leaping within the water, and Elena Gismeeva rushed to assist her, however the latter fell beneath a excessive wave and drowned.
Rescuers arrived on the scene of the catastrophe, however the water ship of the primary division of the Emergency Ministry of the Russian Federation didn’t arrive due to the fourth-degree waves, sturdy winds.
Rescuers discovered the physique of one of many ladies floating on the floor of the water, whereas the opposite was not discovered, because of dangerous climate, and the primary and second physique was recovered solely 70 minutes after the primary.
Elena Gismeeva completed second within the 2017 world championships, weighing over 70 kg, and is the daughter of Almaz Gesmiev, nine-time world champion in kickboxing.
Fatima Zagubova was topped world beneath 48kg champion, six-time champion of Russia, four-time World Cup winner and European champion.