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Who was Vasile Belous?
Vasile Belous, one of Moldova’s top boxers who competed in the 2012 London Olympics, was killed in a car accident on Monday night.
Police in his homeland, Moldova, confirmed the death of the 33-year-old after he lost control of his Mercedes in the town of Calaraseuca, about 150 miles north of the capital, Chisinau.
The car crashed into the stone wall of a monastery and local media images showed the wrinkled front of the vehicle.Moldova mourns the death of one of its best athletes, Vasile Belous.
How old was Vasile Belous?
He was 33 year old.
Belous, who died at the scene, is survived by a wife and two children.
The welterweight reached the second round of the London Games and won bronze at the 2017 European Championships.
He was also a national champion on several occasions and won international tournaments.
His last fight was a defeat in Poland four months ago. Belous recorded 72 wins and two knockouts in his 116 amateur fights.
Coach Petru Caduc told publika.md:
‘He was a very technical athlete. There are few athletes with such a technique in Moldova.
‘He was a personality, a very dedicated man. He complied with everything I told him. He trusted me, he never betrayed me. He was a great fighter.
“We are very sorry that what happened happened.”
Igor Untila, coach of the national boxing team, added: ‘He was a high-performance athlete, the pride of Moldovan boxing. He participated in the Olympics and, in fact, what happened is a great tragedy.
‘Condolences to the grieving family and all his loved ones.’