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Boris Sádecký

Ice Hockey

Austria

3 November 2021

Age:

24

Vaccination Status: 
Known

Deceased

Vaccinated ice-hockey player Boris Sádecký dies after cardiac arrest

Professional ice-hockey player Boris Sadecky, 24, died after collapsing in the middle of the ice during a match in Dornbirn, Austria. The cause of his death was cardiac arrest. Medics are said to have spent several minutes attending to the 24-year-old, resuscitating him before transporting him to hospital, where he spent 11 days before his passing was announced.

The Capitals are part of the Central European hockey league that also serves as the top-tier ice hockey league in Austria. As of September 25, over 80 percent of the league’s players had received COVID shots.