“The Russian Figure Skating Federation expresses its deep condolences to the family, friends and relatives of Stanislav Leonovich.

Blessed memory, ”the statement on the FFKKR website says.

As an athlete, Leonovich competed in pair skating.

Together with Marina Pestova, they once became silver and bronze medalists of the World and European Championships, and also won the USSR Championship three times.

Earlier it was reported that at the age of 47, the two-time winner of the Bobsleigh World Cup Dmitry Stepushkin died.