French Rugby: 19-year-old Teenager Dies After A Heart Attack
A 19-year-old French rugby player has died, in the wake of enduring a broken neck and a heart attack amid a game which was played a weekend ago.
Nicolas Chauvin who was a player of Stade Francais academy player continued to have the side affects of the injuries in a substantial tackle against Bordeaux-Begles and was raced to hospital, where a surgery was completed on his neck.
Nonetheless, Stade Francais have reported that Chauvin passed away after a heart failure and cerebral anoxia.
Tributes have poured in from over the rugby world for Chauvin.
The occurrence comes four months after the demise of another youthful French player, Louis Fajfrowski, who endured a heart attack after an overwhelming tackle in a pre-season game for Aurillac.
Various French rugby clubs, including Toulon and Toulouse have since presented tributes on the youngster’s tragic death via social media platforms.
Awful news. Stade Français youth player Nicolas Chauvin, 19, has passed away after suffering a heart attack in a match on Sunday. https://t.co/euNfxC4rkX
— Ben Coles (@bencoles_) December 12, 2018
Terrible news of 19 yo rugby player Nicolas Chauvin death. 4 month after another French player. Rugby has currently far worse issues to deal with than cycling. https://t.co/aKKjJeefPt
— Ufe (@oufeh) December 12, 2018
‘Stade Francais is in mourning’ – Tributes pour in after teenager dies following heart attack during rugby match https://t.co/elcZTUUu87
— Independent Sport (@IndoSport) December 12, 2018
Stade Français in mourning for one of its young players. 19 year old Nicolas Chauvin suffered a fractured neck & heart attack in a match last weekend. Tristesse absolue. #RIPNicolasChauvin https://t.co/Ur0mIzdxeb
— Emma James (@jmojames) December 12, 2018
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