Athletes raise money for the funeral of the deceased skater

Спортсмены собирают деньги на похороны погибшего фигуриста All proceeds will be donated to the family of Igor Pashkevich. Colleagues well-known sportsman and coach, grieving over the untimely departure of their comrade, decided to assist his family.

      Спортсмены собирают деньги на похороны погибшего фигуриста

      Sad news came yesterday from across the ocean. Died the famous Soviet and Russian figure skater and coach, Igor Pashkevich. The accident happened in Miami. On the death of 44-year-old athlete said in the Federation of figure skating. “In Miami tragically lost their coach, Igor Pashkevich. Master of sport USSR of the international class. Silver medalist of the European championship (1996), world champion among juniors (1990). Since 1997 he played for Azerbaijan. Igor Pashkevich was born in Moscow. He trained with Victor Nikolaevich and Marina Grigorievna Kudryavtsevy. In recent years he worked as a coach in the USA, and helped the Russian figure skaters, in particular the coaches and athletes of the school “Sambo-70”, – a message was posted on the official website of the Federation.

      That was the cause of death of young men is not specified. Presumably, Igor Pashkevich was the victim of a car accident. Russian athletes were shocked by this tragic news. Friends of the athlete immediately announced that it was raising funds for his funeral. The appeal to help the family of the deceased Igor Pashkevich was published in “Instagram” famous figure skater, was once riding in a pair with Tatiana navkey Nikolai Morozov.

      “In memory of Igor – a great friend, a talented athlete and the coach collected the money that will be donated to his family for burial. We are very grateful for your help,” he appealed to all who knew Igor Pashkevich Nikolai Morozov. In the message also contains a link, clicking on which you can see how much money has already been collected and make deductions for themselves.

      In his microblog of famous and novice skaters, who learned of the death of his colleague and mentor, the day before published photos of Igor Pashkevich and expressed condolences to his family and friends.

      “Igor… I will Always remember,” he wrote on his page on “Instagrame” Olympic champion in figure skating Julia Lipnitskaya. “He was a wonderful man and coach, I am very grateful to him for all he has done for me. He was a very good man. I will remember it always!” – this is an excerpt from the mournful message skater Alsu Kayumova.

      “I am completely heartbroken, writes one of the American girls Pashkevich. – Last night I lost my trainer. Igor always believed in me, we always knew how to make each other laugh. I am thankful that I spend my last day with you yesterday. That hug at the end of class on Friday will stay with me forever.”