Russian Olympic champion Roman Kostomarov has again lost the ability to dance on ice after his legs were amputated, the TASS news agency reported.
The operation was performed on Monday, and the attending doctors said that now the condition of the former Olympic champion is stable, the operation is necessary to save the life of the athlete.
45-year-old Kostomarov has been in intensive care since January 10 due to severe pneumonia, which caused damage to small vessels and tissue necrosis.
The patient was diagnosed with sepsis and pneumonia on the left, before switching to the other side.
Mom figure skater Valentina Kostomarova said that, according to doctors, the recovery process can be delayed for a long time.
Earlier it was reported that the athlete has sepsis in the lungs and other serious problems.
Kostomarov is the champion of the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin in the category of pair dances on ice with Tatyana Navka, the duo also won the World Championship twice, the European Championship three times, and also won the Grand Prix series final.
Source: “TASS Agency”