Hockey player Valeri Karpov died at the age of 43
Retired from the life of the legendary Russian hockey player, the favorite of the world 1993 Valeri Karpov. The ex-striker of the Russian Federation has died at the age of 43 years.
In early July of this year Karpov during a domestic incident was hit by a bottle on the head, then fell down the stairs. Famous sportsman moved to the Department of neurosurgery at a hospital in Chelyabinsk. Health workers spent 2 operations, then the ex-striker "Tractor" for several months was in a coma. On the morning of October 10, Karpov died, without regaining consciousness, informs the official website of Chelyabinsk club.
Karpov was a student hockey school "Tractor". At club level the greatest furrow he achieved while playing for Magnitogorsk "metallurg". In 1999 Karpov became the champion of the powers and won the European Cup. In addition, he advocated "Peace", "Mechel" and Moscow "Dynamo". Tried their own power forward in the National hockey League (NHL), spending for "Anaheim ducks" 76 matches.
In the national team of the Russian Federation his highest achievement is considered to be the gold rule the world in 1993. In 1994 Karpov in cooperation with the state team competed at the Olympics in Lillehammer, where the Russians took the 4th place. In 2002 he won a silver award by the next world Cup.
The last place of work Karpov was "Motorist", where he held the position of club Manager. Fresh season, he promised to enter the coaching staff "Chelmet" and work with our forwards.