the 20-year-old world Junior champion in figure skating Catherine Alexander died tragically in Moscow in the night of July 18, — TASS on the eve reported, citing law enforcement agencies. The girl’s body was discovered near her a six-storey building in the street 1905. According to preliminary investigation, the skater has committed suicide.
In the apartment Catherine was found a suicide note in which she wrote only one word — “love”. According to insiders, Alexander decided on a fateful step, after returning home in a state of alcoholic intoxication.
Sources say that this is not the first suicide attempt of Catherine for the last time. According to friends of the champion, Alexander has long suffered from a prolonged depression and sought help from a psychologist because I was not able to deal with their problems on their own. Depression Catherine began after a sports injury, which she received in Canada.
Catherine Alexander was born in Moscow and in 2011 competed in single skating. In 2012, the athlete moved to Ukraine and switched to pair skating. In 2016, Alexander received an offer to represent Australia in international competitions and in the same year he changed sports citizenship. In 2017, the year Catherine paired with Harley Windsor won gold at the world Junior championship. In addition, the pair has twice won the championship of Australia.
Catherine Alexander and Harley Windsor