Ukrainian boxer Lisovyi dies in car accident

Source : 112 Ukraine

He was 22 years old
12:54, 18 March 2020

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On March 17, Ukrainian boxer Dmytro Lisovyi got into a fatal road accident in the Kyiv region. This was reported by the Ukrainian Boxing Federation.

Daewoo Lanos and Audi clashed on Kyiv-Znamenka highway near Kyiv. Lisovyi was behind the wheel and it was him who caused the accident.

"According to preliminary reports, a 22-year-old Daewoo driver went out during a forbidden red traffic signal and collided with an Audi car. As a result of the crash, a 22-year-old driver and a 24-year-old Daewoo passenger were killed at the scene. The driver of the second car is now in hospital," the police stated.

Related: Nearly 4,000 people killed in road accidents in 2019, - official

Dmytro Lisovyi was 22 years old. He is a three-time Ukrainian national championship silver medalist - in 2015, 2016, 2017.

As we reported earlier, Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk asked American reporters to call him 'Aleksandr' instead of its Ukrainian equivalent - 'Oleksandr'. 

"My name is Aleksandr, not Oleksandr. Call me Aleksandr. Aleksandr is in Russian, Oleksandr - in Ukrainian. But I am Aleksandr," Usyk stated.

Related: Usyk, Chisora have their first face-off in lead-up to upcoming bout

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