In the Novosibirsk region killed the world champion in swimming from Omsk

the Accident occurred on 5 March in Barabinsk district of the Novosibirsk region has claimed the life of 23-year-old Omsk athlete Alexander Makarov, ready to perform at the Paralympics 2020 in Tokyo.

Photo: Press-service of the Kuban Cossack choir the Vocalist of the Kuban Cossack choir Valery Medvedev was killed in an accident

As reported in the Ministry of youth Affairs, physical culture and sport of the Omsk region Alexander Makarov in September last year, the arc performed at the world swimming Championships in London, winning three gold medals. And recently participated in the Championship of Siberia, which also took three gold medals and one silver.

In 2016, the Omsk swimmer great made the championship, put in his piggy Bank for another five awards in various denominations, lacking only the “gold,” – said the press service of the regional Ministry of sports. – He was hoping to at least repeat their success at the Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, however, the Russian team was barred from participation. Meanwhile, on the Alternative the Paralympic games in Moscow, omich has won three gold medals, once again proving that in our country it has no equal.

In a press-service GU of the Ministry of internal Affairs across the Novosibirsk region said that the accident occurred on the road P-254 “Irtysh” at about 10 a.m. local time. Alexander Makarov was driving a Kia Sportage, on 1158 kilometer of the highway it left on an oncoming lane and flew into the Scania truck. In addition to Makarov, the car was 21-year-old passenger, he was taken to hospital.