In a training accident in Koenigsee in Germany last November, the Russian bobsleigh racer Irina Skvortsova received multiple injuries, which German doctors described as incompatible with life. The girl survived, but not before sustaining over 30 critical surgical interventions and spending eleven months in a top-notch German casualty ward.
The Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova will not appeal against the sentence passed on the German umpire who is guilty of the accident that caused her injuries. She said in an interview with the ROSSIA-24 TV channel that now she would seek compensation. Yesterday a German court sentenced the umpire to a fine of 3,600 Euros.
A court of the German city of Laufen has ruled that Peter Hell, the bobsleigh umpire, guilty of a Russian bobsligher's injury, should pay 3.6 thousand euros, the athlete's lawyer said Monday. Russian bobsleigher Irina Skvortsova suffered serious injures in an accident during a training session at German Koenigsee in November 2009.
A German court is due to examine the case of the Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova today. The judges are to decide on who is guilty of last year’s accident, which left the 21-year old athlete with major injuries.
A Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova has been flown to Moscow from Munich by a special plane after she was treated at a German hospital for almost a year in the wake of a horrible accident during a training run on a bobsleigh track in Koenigssee on November 23rd last year.
The Russian bobsleighing sportswoman Irina Skvortsova, who was severely injured during a trial run in Germany and endured a number of serious operations there, is leaving Munich today to return to Moscow to continue the treatment. This was reported by the Russian General Consul Andrey Grozov to the ITAR-TASS information agency in Munich.
A Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova will be released from a Munich hospital soon. The announcement is from the Russian federation of her sport. She was transported to Munich after last November’s mid-track collision during a training exercise near Koenigsee. German doctors managed to bring Irina back to life and save her badly injured leg.
A Russian bobsledder in German medical care following a mid-track collision incident has developed a severe rejection problem after receiving new skin grafts to her mangled leg. The announcement is from the Russian federation of her sport. The collision was last November during a training exercise near Koenigsee.
Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova feels well and may be discharged from the intensive care unit in a month’s time, says the Rossia-24 TV channel in a report. The athlete told the TV channel’s correspondent that she was grateful to all who supported her and said she was looking forward to resuming training.
A complicated 16-hour operation has saved the leg of the Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova. According to a spokesman for the Russian bobsleigh team, though saved, the leg is paralyzed and won't function. In the next two weeks, Irina will undergo a number of cosmetic operations. The tragedy occurred during training before the second stage of the European Cup.
Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova, 21, who received multiple injuries during a training incident in Germany last November, has undergone a skin graft operation on her right leg. “The operation lasted for 14 hours and was successful”, said Lyudmila Kozlova, a spokesman for the Russian Federation of Bobsleigh and Skeleton. Irina currently remains at a Munich hospital.
Russian Federation of Bobsleigh and Skeleton to decide against whom legal action should be brought over Skvortsova injury
The investigation into the circumstances of the tragedy with Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova has been completed in Germany. The investigators have confirmed the earlier version that the referee was to blame for the accident. The tragedy happened in Germany on November 23. Though the red light was on, the referee gave a command for the women's sleigh to start.
The Russian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation is going to bring legal action over the case of Irina Skvortsova, a 21-year-old Russian bobsleigher who suffered serious injuries during a training accident in Germany in late November.
The Russian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation is considering legal action to seek compensation for heavy injuries suffered by the Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova in an incident in Koenigsee in Germany. She is still in a German hospital seven weeks after getting involved in a mid-track collision of two Russian-crewed sleighs during training exercises.
A new surgery on Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova who was badly injured during a training session in Germany on November 23 rd , has been postponed. The surgery was slated on Saturday. It is not reported when the surgery will be carried out.
Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova, seriously injured during a training incident in Germany, is facing another skin graft surgery on Saturday. Skvortsova, who on November 23 suffered multiple fractures to her hips and back, remains in induced coma but doctors say there is no immediate danger to her life.
The Russian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation has demanded a meticulous probe into an accident with Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova, who was seriously injured in a bobsleigh crash in Koenigssee, Germany in late November.
Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova, 21, who had been seriously injured during a training session in Germany in late November, underwent another surgery on Saturday. Currently Irina is staying at a hospital in Munich and her doctors say there is some improvement in her condition which will allow more surgeries on her right leg to prevent its much-feared amputation.