The Russian athlete Margarita Plawunowa died on vacation during a training run at the age of only 25 years. The hurdler and flat sprinter was found at the roadside in a small village in the district of Morschansk in the western Russian region (oblast) Tambov. This was confirmed by the Russian Athletics Federation. Plawunova had collapsed, according to eyewitnesses. The ambulance could only determine the death of the athlete. A cardiac arrest is suspected. Plawunowa did not belong to the national top in the sprint disciplines. According to the World Federation IAAF, her best times were at 14.06 seconds over 100m hurdles and at 7.90 over 60m and 8.56 seconds over 60m hurdles.
. (tagsToTranslate) Sports (t) Süddeutsche Zeitung