She collapsed at the roadside where she was jogging in the Oblast region of western Russia. Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova, 25, succumbed to a heart attack, according to regional athletics officials. Witnesses called the helpers, who could not revive her. His death was confirmed on the Instagram account of his companion, the Russian athlete Pasha Sedykh.
Local media have reported that this sprint and hedge specialist has been the victim of a particularly intense training regime. Relatives said she was on vacation at her grandmother's home in Morshansk, southeast of Moscow, and was preparing for competitions.
Born in Kostovsk, she graduated from the sports section of Tomsk University. She had been a university champion in Russia in the 60-meter hurdles, a discipline where she had also aligned herself on distances of 100 and 400 meters. His best time on 100 meters hurdles was 14'06. Along with athletics, she worked as a model and was followed by 5,000 fans on Instagram.