Death of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father ‘will likely be lesson for a lot of’ about risks of Covid-19, says Russian Olympic legend


Olympic champion and politician Irina Rodnina believes the dying of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the daddy of undefeated MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, will likely be a wake-up name to everybody concerning the risks of Covid-19.

The elder Nurmagomedov, a world-class coach in his personal proper, died from coronavirus issues after struggling a stroke. Speaking to Russian publication Sport-Express, Rodnina, a three-times Olympic champion in determine skating, mentioned his dying will make folks sit up and take into consideration the risks of Covid-19.

“I think his death will be a lesson for many,” the three-time Olympic gold medalist mentioned.

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Rodnina defined that residents ought to take the coronavirus menace critically and take heed to the suggestions of consultants.

“If you were told to wear masks, gloves and use disinfectants and stay at home – then a civilized person should follow these requirements,” she mentioned.

On Saturday morning, Nurmagomedov was buried in his home village of Kirovaul, Dagestan.

In May, it was extensively reported that Dagestan was being hit onerous by the Covid-19 pandemic, and locals have been inspired to remain at home as an alternative of celebrating the tip of Ramadan with prolonged household and associates.

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On May 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a televised convention with Dagestani leaders, particularly addressing the coronavirus scenario, which he referred to as “especially difficult.”

As of July 4, the Dagestan Republic has 8,080 confirmed instances of coronavirus, and 389 deaths. In the entire of Russia, there have been 674,515 folks identified with Covid-19, behind solely the USA and Brazil.

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