Andrey Drachev, the Russian and European powerlifting champion in the 120 kg category was murdered this weekend. Andre was beaten to death in a one-on-one street fight, by an unknown assailant.
According to reports, Andre was in a cafe when a man sitting nearby began to harass him to provoke a fight. Andre tried to resolve things peacefully, but a fight occurred and the athlete lost more than the fight.
The surveillance camera footage shows Andre being knocked down with a reverse spin kick. He recovers then gets get kicked in the head again - and is knocked out. While on the ground, he’s repeatedly punched in the face by the attacker.