The Russian gymnast fell from a great height and broke his spine

Kustova Elena / YouTube

Russian gymnast Evgenia Asanova fell from eight metres in height during the competition, the Second International Air Athletics Championship in Riga. Video appeared on the YouTube channel of the trainer of the sportswoman Elena Kustova.

The coach said that Asanova fell due to an improperly organized suspension. According to her, she broke two vertebrae and damaged his spinal cord, causing lost feeling in his legs. Asanova can’t move, her rehabilitation costs 80 thousand rubles a week.

Kustova, who accused the organizers of the competition. The coach said that they refuse to pay for the rehabilitation, despite the fact that you are responsible for injuries to athletes.

Russia’s investigative Committee will conduct an investigation into the incident.

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