A South Korean jet ski racer was unfortunately eliminated in a mishap in Pattaya on Saturday. The racer, 40-year-old Sung Won Kim, had actually been contending in the Water Jet World Grand Prix 2022 in Jomtien.
Kim supposedly fell off of his jet ski while getting in the very first curve at the start of the race. He struck the sea powerfully and passed out, The Pattaya News reported.
Rescuers hurried Kim to Bangkok Pattaya Health center, where medical workers reported that his pulse had actually stopped. The medical group attempted to resuscitate Kim, however he, sadly, died.
No injuries or bone fractures were discovered on Kim’s body. The medical personnel at first thought the reason for the mishap was either tiredness or a stroke. There will be an autopsy to identify the precise cause of death.
The competitors’s agents stated that Kim did not hit anybody. They verified that they had an expert rescue group on standby, however there were lots of rivals in the sea at the time of the mishap.
The agents revealed acknowledgements for Kim and his household. Kim’s precious jet ski was put at the contest website for the audience to grieve his loss. Kim’s sibling was likewise welcomed to complete the remainder of the race to honour Kim.
On the other hand, the organisers organized a funeral service and live-streamed it to over 10 million individuals around the world.
Kim’s awful death took place just 2 days after another foreign professional athlete was likewise unfortunately eliminated in Pattaya. The Russian basketball gamer, 19-year-old Alex Sobolev, was electrocuted after touching a light pole on a court outside a school in the Bang Lamung district.
Rescuers got here on the scene after they looked out that Sobolev had actually lost consciousness after touching the pole. Sobolev was hurried to the closest healthcare facility, however sadly, he did not endure.
After Kim’s heartbreaking death on Saturday, Pattaya is now grieving the awful loss of 2 professional athletes.