Date: 7 months ago   Category: Sport

The Soviet Olympic champion in gymnastics has died

The two-time Olympic champion in the sports gymnast Elena Shushunova has died at night on August 16. According to preliminary data, pneumonia became a cause of death of the sportswoman. Have reported to journalists in the press service of Federation of artistic gymnastics of Russia about Shushunova's death. – Yesterday the sister has brought her to hospital where at night Shushunova has died. There are no results of opening yet. According to preliminary information, complications after pneumonia became a cause of death, – I have explained to correspondents of TASS a source. Shushunova has won two gold at the Olympic Games of 1988 – in all-round and in a team championship. Then she has received silver for logs and bronze for bars. For the career the Soviet gymnast also a set of times became world champion and Europe. At the time of Shushunova's death there were 49 years. Photo: TASS to Share: the gymnast has died the champion Shushunova