Died former player of the national team of Ukraine Andrey Botichev

Неожиданно умер экс-баскетболист сборной Украины Андрей Ботичев

Неожиданно умер экс-баскетболист сборной Украины Андрей Ботичев

One of the most successful basketball players of the 2000s Andrew Botichev died on 46-m to year of life. The death occurred at his home in the result of traumatic brain injury.

The sad news according to “planet Basketball”.

According to the President of the basketball Federation of Donetsk Oleg Golovin in Facebook, the death was caused cherepno-a brain trauma, which ex-athlete has received at home.

What is known about Andrei Noticewe

  • Botichev played for Shakhtar Donetsk, Mariupol “Azovmash”, “Donetsk” and the Russian “highways” and also in the national team of Ukraine on basketball.
  • Played at the center position and hard forward.
  • The most successful for Botichev was a period in the “Azovmash”, which he four times won the championship and reached the finals of FIBA Eurocup.
  • After retiring as a player Botichev continued to work in basketball, but the judge and the coach.

Author:
Sofia Kulai

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