Two-time Ukrainian beginner boxing champion Oleg Prudki died whereas combating within the nation’s battle towards Russia. He was 30 years outdated.
In accordance with Michael Benson of talkSPORT (h/t TMZ), Cherkasy police stated Prudki was one in all 4 officers killed in an assault on Sunday whereas working with their particular forces.
“On Might 22, whereas defending the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, our ally, a police officer of the Particular Operations Division of the Major Directorate of the Nationwide Police, of the Wire Division, was killed,” the assertion stated.
“There aren’t any phrases to specific the ache, despair on the irreparable loss.”
The Ukrainian Boxing Federation mourned Prudki’s dying in an Instagram publish.
“It’s with unhappiness that we inform you that the champion of Ukraine, Oleg Prudki, the grasp of sport of the worldwide boxing class, was killed in a battle with the Russian occupiers.”
Prudki, a former World Collection of Boxing competitor, represented Ukraine in a number of worldwide tournaments, together with the Ukrainian Ottoman group.
He leaves behind his spouse and two kids. His spouse Mariana known as Prudki a “brilliant solar” on Instagram.
“You had been an instance to your mates and colleagues. You might be my angel. I like you very a lot.”