Tunisian Olympian dies aged 17 in training accident

The Tunisian Olympic sailor Eya Guezguez has died in a training accident at the age of 17, the International Olympic Committee has announced.

Guezguez, who represented Tunisia at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Games, was sailing with her twin sister, Sarra, when their boat capsized in strong winds. Eya died in the accident while Sarra, who competed alongside her in Tokyo in the 49er FX category, survived.

For the full story, see: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/apr/11/eya-guezguez-tunisian-olympic-sailor-dies-aged-17-in-training-accident

By The Guardian

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