Trapeze artist Malvina abakarova fell from a height of four meters during his speech in Lucerne, city in Switzerland. The fall occurred during the execution of the rooms, called “the Thirst for flight” with a partner Valery Sychev. According to representatives of the circus “Knie” Zara Hildebrand, abakarova was hospitalized with broken wrists and a dislocated elbow. The doctors ‘ prognosis is positive, so the gymnast will soon be discharged.
The room participated in the program Wooow!, which puts the circus Knie. The tour will continue in Lucerne until August 6, but without the numbers “sense of flight”.
During the incident, the circus was about 1500 people. After the fall of the gymnast, the three visitors needed psychological help. In the hall there were many children who also beheld the fall. 10 minutes after the incident, the tent was completely liberated from the people. Despite the dangerous stunts and the incident to the audience, as always, really liked the performance. It is worth noting that this is the first serious incident that occurred in the Swiss tsyrke for many years. Russian Duo consisting of aerialists Malvina Abakarova and Valeria Sycheva showed the tricks of high complexity. The gymnast kept the feet over the head of his partner, which in that time was hanging on the rope, but at some point the grip failed, and abakarova fell from a height of 4 meters and fell to the arena.
Abakarova was born in a family of walkers, and her partner was a member of the national team of the Russian Federation. “This profession is very risky,” says Hildebrand. An additional policy constrains the movement of artists and does not give full power to perform gymnastic stunts. Therefore insurance and was not used during the performance, but only to special tapes, which kept the partners. Despite careful training of artists during a number all the same the incident occurred, but abakarova is in hospital in a satisfactory condition.