Pavel Krotov was a world champion freestyle skier from Russia, know his cause of death and age
He died suddenly at age 30 from a brain haemorrhage.
The Russian Freestyle Federation said that the news was true. Pavel Krotov died on Friday night, and it is thought that he would have had to get emergency care right away if he had wanted to live.
Russia skier Pavel Krotov cause of death, obituary, bio, age, family, wife, Instagram
The head coach of the Russian national team, Alexander Pongilsky, said that Pavel Krotov had a brain haemorrhage because a blood vessel burst while he was sleeping. The skier was known for being good at aerials.
World Champion Russian Skier Pavel Krotov, DEAD AT 30…
Passed away "unexpectedly" overnight on Friday…
"Blood vessel burst during sleep"…
– thesun uk pic.twitter.com/ZzXGKsoM8I
— Dr. James E. Olsson (@DrJamesOlsson) March 28, 2023
He represented his country at the 2014 Winter Olympics, which were held in his home country, but he didn’t make it to the final. At the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Pavel Krotov just missed out on a medal by coming in fourth.
Pavel Krotov first competed in the world championships when he was a teenager. The 2021 event in Almaty, Kazakhstan, was where he did best. In the solo aerials, he got bronze, and in the mixed team aerials, he got gold. He also won the World Cup on his own twice, in Canada in 2012 and in Moscow in 2020.
Pavel was known for his courageous and friendly personality
In a statement, the Russian Freestyle Federation said, “Many people remember Pavel as a friendly, personable, and courageous person. We express our deep and sincere condolences to the family, relatives, and colleagues of Pavel Krotov.”
#RIP Pavel Krotov 🇷🇺⛷️(30)
Aerial freestyle skiier who was part of the Russian team who won the Mixed Team Aerials at the 2021 #WorldChampionships in #Almaty. He had 2 individual #WorldCup wins in 2012 in Canada & Moscow in 2020
🥇 2021 Worlds. Mixed Team
🥉 2021 Worlds pic.twitter.com/DsCM2HJ0sN
— Sporting Obituaries (@SportIconObit) March 26, 2023
Fans and fellow athletes pay tribute on social media
Pavel Krotov was born in April 1992 in Yaroslavl. His wife and their son will miss him. The sudden death of such a skilled skier has shocked and saddened the skiing world. Also many of Krotov’s fans and fellow athletes have taken to social media to share their sorrow and praise for what he did in the sport.
Krotov’s untimely death shows how fragile life is and how important it is to enjoy every moment. Skiing has lost a talented athlete, but his accomplishments and the effect he had on those who knew him will keep his memory alive.
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