A fighter fails a maneuver and breaks his neck in the middle of the tournamentFeb 112020
This athlete suffered a fracture in the cervical vertebrae, an injury to his spinal cord, a closed head trauma and a cerebral contusion.
The fighter Gadzhimurad Magomédov suffered a serious spinal injury while participating in a grip championship that took place in St. Petersburg (Russia) on February 9.
This athlete from the Russian Republic of Dagestan failed to make a maneuver to his rival, landed on his neck and remained motionless on the ground while screaming in pain and assisted by several people.
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На открытом кубке мира по грепплингу, который проходит в Санкт-Петербурге борец из Дагестана во время приёма на руку проводимым сопернику, неблагополучно приземлился и сломал шею. ⠀ По имеющейся информации спортсмен жив, в данный момент парализованы руки и ноги. @dagizvestiyaa #дагестанскиеизвестия #грепплинг
Magomédov was immediately taken to a hospital, where he was diagnosed as having suffered a fracture in the cervical vertebrae, a spinal cord injury, a closed head trauma and a brain contusion.
The Ministry of Sports of Dagestan began a campaign to raise funds to afford the medical treatment required by this athlete.