Tragedy befell Imo sports activities fraternity after one of many state’s medal hopeful, Bartholomew Nwachukwu slumped and died whereas having a coaching session on the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Friday.
Nwachukwu a wrestler was described as a possible gold medalist for Group Imo within the wrestling and Kokowa (conventional wrestling) earlier than he died yesterday.
A supply stated that Nwachukwu was concerned in minor jogging along with his teammates earlier than the graduation of the particular coaching session yesterday morning when he all of the sudden fell below his personal weight.
The supply additional stated that due to the unavailability of medical gear with which to revive Nwachukwu he was taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri the place he was pronounced useless on arrival.
The younger wrestler fought within the 80kg class and gained within the Kokowa (Conventional Wrestling) competitors held in Owerri forward of the Edo 2020 Sports activities Competition.