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Andrey Pushkar’s spirit is with us!  # Armwrestling # Armpower.net

A terrible car accident took away the life of an outstanding athlete, the multiple World Champion, World Champion among professionals, the pride of the Ukrainian and world sport Andrey Pushkar! ()

A terrible car accident took away the life of an outstanding athlete, the multiple World Champion, World Champion among professionals, the pride of the Ukrainian and world sport Andrey Pushkar! 

November 14 in Ukraine, Andrei Pushkar died in a heavy car accident. This tragedy took place on the way to the airport, where Andrei was heading to fly to Poland, where his title fight was to take place at the anniversary event of the Vendetta All Stars. Together with Andrey, Oleg Zhokh - also a multiple world and European champion, a star of world professional arm wrestling - was also in the car as well as Oleg's father.

Oleg Zhokh's father died, Oleg is currently in a medical coma and fighting for his life.

The death of Andrey Pushkar blew up the whole universe of the world armwrestling. Condolences and offers of help come from all continents from all countries - from Japan to South and North America. Probably, there are no words that could convey the depth of this loss. Andrei was only 33 years old, but he managed to become a cult personality, a mentor for millions of athletes around the world, educate an entire generation of reigning world champions both among amateurs and professionals.

Igor Mazurenko, President of the Armwrestling Professional League, Andrei’s close friend, mentor and promoter recorded a video message, in which he promised to hold the Andrey’s last bout  under any circumstances. The match Denis Tsyplenkov - Andrey Pushkar was to be held on Sunday, November 18th.

This tragedy united all armwrestlers of the world. Thousands of posts in social networks are filled with grief and respect for our champion.

But the main thing that unites all messages except unlimited sadness is the wish to hold the tournament, to which Andrei rode, in the high competitive spirit that lived in Andrei Pushkar and to which he dedicated his life. 

And this, the biggest and most stellar tournament in the history of armwrestling will be devoted to the legend of world sport - Andrey Pushkar!

Today, Armwrestling Professional League is organizing a fundraiser to support Oleg Zhokh and his mother, Svetlana.

Information for anyone who wants to help: 

Card number of Oleg's mother Svetlana Zhokh: 5167 4900 2888 3727 

To transfer, you must enter the card number and name, surname in Latin Svetlana Zhokh. A transfer fee is charged.

For Russia, you can follow the link: https://vk.com/app5727453_-35257496

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