On April 20, 2017, the police in Gangneung City, Gangwon-do Province, informed the Russian Embassy in South Korea of the death of Sergei Alexandrovich Samoilov, the head coach of the Russian Paralympic sledge-hockey team.
SA Samoylov arrived to the Republic of Korea to watch the World Para Ice Hockey Championships.
At present, the police is investigating the circumstances of the death of SA Samoylov.
The Russian Paralympic Committee expresses its deepest condolences to the relatives and friends of Sergei Alexandrovich.
Further information will be posted on the RPC website as it becomes available.