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
My condolences to Kanaeva and her family
Oh wow. My condolences to Kanaeva and her family.
You made him so proud, Zhenya!
Deepest condolences and prayers for Zhenya and her family!
Deepest condolences to Evgenia and her Family
Deepest condolences to Evgenia and her Family. You have the strength and will to bear the sadness. Your father was there in both you and your brothers wedding, and he will always be there watching the both of you and your family up in the heavens.
Keep your spirit up and God will always be with us all.
my sincere condolences to the family of zhenya, it must be bad! force
Poor Kanaeva,this is so sad. R.I.P Oleg.
There is no doubt Zhenya and her family are currently in the midst of their pain coping with the loss. However, this is a family made up by outstanding characters bearing the name ‘Kanaev’. His spirit will live on in the family!
Evgaenia, so sorry to hear about your loss, may god give you strength to bear the heartache
keep strong. Annette Nel ( RSA judge)
Omg im very sorry…:(zhenyas preagnent and now this news, its very sad:(
My condolences to the family. Particularly tragic because he was so “young” :(. Rest in peace!