24.05.2012 / 09:39

Belarusian Cyclist Dies After Fall

20 year-old Belarusian sprint cyclist Palina Zhuk severely injured her head and died after a day in coma.

Palina fell from her bicycle and received a severe head injury on May 22, during the Tula Grand Prix in Tula, Russia.

She was diagnosed with craniocerebral injury and urgently operated.

However, today Palina Zhuk passed away, Tulas mass media report.

Palina would be 21 on June, 16.