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Elissa Rebecca “Ellie” Downie is an artistic gymnast representing Great Britain. She is the European gymnastics champion in 2017, the first gymnast to win a major title for Great Britain. Wikipedia
The brother of team GB Olympic gymnasts, Becky and Ellie Downie, died suddenly after collapsing while playing cricket.
Josh Downie, 24, died in hospital Thursday after collapsing during a networking session in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
He had recently moved from Nottingham to Merseyside with his girlfriend to work as a teacher after graduating from college.
Ambulance teams rushed to his aid and gave him CPR before taking him to the hospital, where he died despite the best efforts of doctors.
Her grieving mother, Helen Downie, said she was still “in complete shock” at the sudden and heartbreaking loss of her child.
Helen said: ‘He was beautiful inside and out. I will miss him forever.
How old is Ellie Downie?
Born: July 20, 1999 (age 21 years), Nottingham, United Kingdom
Josh Downie, 24, collapsed while playing cricket and was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead last week
Apparently he stumbled and collapsed and never regained consciousness. He arrived an ambulance and took him to the hospital, but he never woke up again.
He “He had just moved in in September for his new job after graduation. It doesn’t seem real at all that he’s gone. He would have turned 25 in July.
He loved his family, his girlfriend, sports, animals. We always have such a good time together. ‘
Helen said that her son loved children and that she wanted to live to see him become a father.
She said an autopsy on his death was underway.Josh Downie had spells with Nottinghamshire cricket clubs, including Hucknall CC and Burton Joyce CC, where he had the highest individual score in club history.
Mr. Downie was at Nottinghamshire cricket clubs including Hucknall CC, Fikserton & Thurgarton CC and Burton Joyce CC.
He became a regular first team player at Burton Joyce CC in 2011 and achieved the highest individual score by a player in club history, 137 not out.
Dow used to help young players in clubs with his game and played men’s cricket since his teens.
Sportsmanship is hereditary, with Mr. Downie’s sisters Becky Downie, 29, and Ellie Downie, 21, both representing Team GB at the Summer Olympics.
The Nottinghamshire Cricket Board Premier League said: “ Everyone within the NPL community is incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Josh Downie, only 24 years old.
“Our deepest thoughts are with Josh’s family at this time, as well as all those who knew him from his spells with Hucknall CC and Fiskerton & Thurgarton CC.”
Josh’s mother Helen (center with daughters and Olympians Ellie, left, and Becky, right) described Josh as beautiful inside and out as she described the family’s ‘total shock’.
Burton Joyce CC added: ‘It is with great sadness that we learn of the sudden passing of former player Joshua Downie.
Josh became a regular first-team player in 2011 and achieved the highest individual score by a player in club history, at 137 * against Caythorpe in 2013.
“On behalf of everyone at Burton Joyce CC, our hearts go out to Josh’s family at this difficult time.”
Ellie Downie Quicks and Facts
- Josh Downie, 24, died suddenly while playing cricket in Birkenhead, Merseyside
- Brother of Olympic gymnasts Becky and Ellie Downie collapsed at a nets session
- Medics performed CPR and took him to hospital where he was pronounced dead
- As tributes are shared, mother Helen described him as ‘beautiful inside and out’