Мстислав Запашный скончался в Сочи
Renowned trainer passed away at the age of 78 years.

Mstislav Zapashny

Did not the trainer Mstislava zapashnogo. The sad news was announced by the nephew of national artist Edgard Zapashny. “Only that I was informed that my uncle died — a famous circus performer, animal trainer Mstislav Zapashny Mikhailovich. It happened in Sochi…” he said. In late August, Mstislav had surgery to eliminate pinching of the hernia.

Mstislav Zapashny was not only the trainer of predatory animals, but the Director, whose work has consistently received a high rating. Mstislav has repeatedly been awarded the highest titles and awards. Among them are the title of honored and people’s artist, he was awarded the order “For merits before Fatherland”. In the lists has its rewards and prizes won in international competitions of circus artists. In the period from 2003 to 2009 Mstislav held the position of General Director of “Rosgostsirka”.