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Handball world in shock after death of Ekaterina Koroleva

Russian women’s national team player Ekaterina Koroleva, passed away, after a drowning incident, according to preliminary findings., at the end of Women’s Beach Handball EURO 2019 in Poland

Left wing Koroleva was born on October 8, 1998 in Krymsk and had played handball from the age of 15, going on to represent her country in both the beach and indoor versions of the game as well as playing for Russian club side Stavropolie-Skfu.

Last year, she represented her country at the 2018 IHF Women’s Junior World Championship in Hungary, scoring 27 times in all nine Russia games which saw her side finish fourth overall.

The whole handball family expressing sadness and condolence to Ekaterina’s friends and family. 

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