World champion in powerlifting Andrey Drachev beaten to death in Khabarovsk

Andrey Drachev

The world and European champion in weightlifting in the category up to 120 kilograms Andrey Drachev, killed in Khabarovsk. It is reported AmurMedia.

According to media reports, the athlete succumbed to the provocation of a drunken bully in one of the cafes, and then there was a group of young people who brutally beat Drachev. The ambulance took the victim to the hospital, where he died in the intensive care unit.

This information was confirmed in his Facebook the chief editor of the program “Vesti-Khabarovsk”, presenter of “Vesti-sport” Artem Basnin. The police have refused to comment on the incident.

29 July on the coast of lake Baikal, was killed 20-year-old champion of Europe on free-style wrestling Yury Vlasko. According to the investigation, after a wrestling tournament, which was held in Buryat capital, several athletes from different regions of the country decided to go by car to the lake. They stopped on the shore near village Goryachinsk. The night was a mass fight in which participated vacationers young people and one of the locals. During the scuffle Vlasko was stabbed in the chest. The assailant fled from the crime scene.