(Reuters) – The International Boxing Association has introduced an impartial investigation into the dying of youth Jordan boxer Rashid al-Swayasat, who died after struggling a head harm on the World Youth Championships in Poland remaining month.
19-year-old Al-Svitat used to be rushed to the health facility the place he underwent emergency emergency surgical treatment after falling throughout the 3rd spherical of the under-81kg pageant with Anton Vinogrado of Estonia.
He died within the health facility after greater than every week.
Vincent Gremeaux, head of Lausanne University Hospital’s Center for Sport Medicine, will lead the investigation, the sector governing frame stated in a commentary on Thursday.
“I am happy to offer my support to AIBA in this matter,” Gremex stated.
“My specific work as an independent expert is to help clarify the exact course of events that led to Boxer’s death and the protocols and treatments that were followed and administered on the occasion of this accident.”
He will overview the cases of Rashid’s participation within the pageant, his previous scientific historical past, his harm, remedy and the protocol adopted on that instance.
AIBA President Omar Kremlev stated, “AIBA is committed to ensuring that we learn all possible lessons from the tragic death of Rashid.”
“Boxing has made a lot of progress in terms of safety and we are fortunate that such injuries are extremely rare in our sport.”
(Reporting by way of Sudipto Ganguly in Barhampur, India; Editing by way of Christian Rednej)