Three-time Olympic champion in figure skating, and nowadays the Deputy of the state Duma Irina Rodnina has commented on the death of Russian skater Ekaterina Alexander.

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“Condolences! The reason is better to know the parents and whoever was around her. Perhaps it does not happen by itself. Probably some of the reasons. I don’t know… Very sad! Here must be next to close, because the sport is not everything in life, it’s just a part of life” — quoted Rodnina Sport24.

Alexander died at the age of 20, dropped out of the window.

The greatest success she has achieved in a pair of Harley Windsor. The Duo twice won the championship of Australia, and in 2017, won gold at the Junior world championship and Grand Prix final Championships. In 2018 and Alexander Windsor have occupied 18-e a place at the Olympics in Pyeongchang and 16th — at the world championship.

Earlier Evgeny Medvedev expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased skater Alexander.