Belarus rowers unfortunately drowned at the World Championships

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 Belarus rowers unfortunately drowned at the World Championships


Reshkovich drowned after capsizing during pre-race adaptability training for the next days World Rowing Championships. According to the local government, Reshkovich accidentally fell into the water during the adaptation training, then disappeared out of sight. It took about three hours for the rescued divers to discover that he had died. Although initial reports attributed the accident to damage to buoys on Rashkovichs rowing boat, the cause of the accident has not yet been finalized and is currently under investigation. At the opening ceremony of the World Rowing Championship held at 7:30 p.m. the next night, all the athletes, officials, referees and staff present held a silent ceremony for Reshkovich, and the non-participating teams also held silence on that night. At the entrance of the athletesdining tent, a memorial book was placed for the participants to write down their condolences to the Reshkovich family. Reshkovichs body, accompanied by his father and friends, was returned to his home town of Lida in Belarus. Source: Netease Sports Author: Responsible Editor of Boxing and Wrestling: Cao Lie-e_NS1806

Reshkovich drowned after capsizing during pre-race adaptability training for the next days World Rowing Championships. According to the local government, Reshkovich accidentally fell into the water during the adaptation training, then disappeared out of sight. It took about three hours for the rescued divers to discover that he had died.

Although initial reports attributed the accident to damage to buoys on Rashkovichs rowing boat, the cause of the accident has not yet been finalized and is currently under investigation.

At the opening ceremony of the World Rowing Championship held at 7:30 p.m. the next night, all the athletes, officials, referees and staff present held a silent ceremony for Reshkovich, and the non-participating teams also held silence on that night. At the entrance of the athletesdining tent, a memorial book was placed for the participants to write down their condolences to the Reshkovich family.

Reshkovichs body, accompanied by his father and friends, was returned to his home town of Lida in Belarus.