Seven young karate fighters poisoned at Russian national championship near Moscow


Seven young karate fighters poisoned during the Russian national championship near Moscow Credit: Vladimir Vasiltvich/Shutterstock.com

In Dmitrov, near Moscow, seven young karatekas were poisoned during a training camp during the Russian National Championship, as reported on Tuesday, September 13.

An investigation into the alleged poisoning of karate fighters at the Russian national championship near Moscow has been launched by the Rospotrebnadzor (Russian Federal Service for Monitoring Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare).

Rospotrebnadzor is reportedly investigating what participants of the recent Russian championship were fed in the canteen of the sports base.

After their meal, seven athletes began to feel unwell, all of whom were rushed to hospital. The fighters were given medication and then released.

The list of poisoned men:
– Aydamir Umarov, 19;
– Ivan Laptev, 15;
– Isa Fatychov, 15 years old;
– Alikhodzhiev Kerim, 17 years old;
–Tebishev Islam, 15,
– Gasparian Edouard; 17 years,
– Popov Vyacheslav, 20 years old.

At the end of August, members of the Russian national karate team took part in the national championship in Vidnoye near Moscow.

Aidamir Umarov from Krasnodar and Eduard Gasparyan from Sochi became champions in their weight classes, as reported by Enews112.

The news follows reports that Russian teachers who were sent to Russian-occupied territories in Ukraine by Moscow face up to 15 years in prison, as reported on Tuesday, September 13.


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