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Roman Kostomarov’s condition remains stably serious. The doctors are trying to bring him back to consciousness. But then they’re back in a coma, as the skater is still very weak from amputations and strokes. Meanwhile, a friend of the athlete, Ilya Averbukh, spoke about how Roman’s illness affected him and the wife of the Olympic champion Oksana Domnina.
Ilya Averbukh said that it was incredibly difficult for him because of Roman Kostomarov, who is still between life and death. “Very difficult feelings. There was a strong blow to my family … We pray that Rome will cope. There is certainly a ray of hope, but the situation is really very difficult,” Liza Arzamasova’s husband does not hide the emotions from him .
According to him, he calls Oksana Domnina every day to get first-hand information about Kostomarov. “I hear her voice, she is doing a great job, a very strong woman. I admire her, her love. She goes to the hospital every day and spends time with Roma ”, Sport-Express quotes the choreographer.
The production manager, in support of a friend, organized a tour of the Ice Age show. “Our ice show brought together different generations of champions, and in this synergy there is a feeling of unconditional unity! Separately, I am grateful for the applause that sounded for my friend Roman Kostomarov, he is an integral part of our ice family! ” – said Averbuch.
He stressed that he is not raising funds for Roman. “Just words of support and applause are all we have raised for Rome… Many letters have arrived in support of him. We do not ask for help, we just have our earnings, some of which we will send for financial assistance.” , of course. Of course, if a person bought a ticket, we will send part of the funds to help Roma and her family,” Ilya said.