Article link: http://www.sovsport.ru/news/text-item/649413
Oleg Kanaev – father of two-time Olympic champion Evgenia Kanaeva has died during a flight from Turkey to Moscow.
Preliminary cause of death of Oleg Kanaev was a heart attack. Father of multiple world champion and two-time Olympic champion was returning from Turkey to Moscow after the competition veterans.
– Indeed, it happened on the plane during the flight from Turkey, pre-cause was a heart attack – said the president of the Federation Greco-Roman wrestling Omsk region Yuri Krikuha.
– To our great regret, it’s true, he was 56 years old, and he was returning from the World Cup Championships – said the first vice-president of the Russian Wrestling Federation George Bruce.
I am so sorry to hear this…Take care Zhenya, Zhenya’s Mom – Svetlana, and Zhenya’s brother Egor, my condolences to your family…May the dead rest in peace – Zoe