Bronze medalist at the 2001 world hockey Lyudmila Yurlova died in Moscow at the age of 44 years, as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.
About it reports a press-service of Federation of hockey of Russia, expressing deep condolences to the families of the deceased.
Along with Yurlova killed her husband and four year old son, who lived in the Moscow suburb of Khimki.
As reported TASS classmate former sportswoman Alena Kanev, the tragedy occurred due to the ignition of the washing machine.
“It is a ridiculous tragedy, the family in the evening turned on the washing machine and went to bed. Something began to smoke, caught fire, all suffocated from carbon monoxide, she said. Found them through the day”.
A native of the Arkhangelsk region Lyudmila Yurlov began her career in hockey, winning the title of national champion in the Moscow club “October” and winning the world Cup.
In 1993 a talented athlete switched to ice hockey and the national team became the silver medalist of the European championship and bronze medalist of the world championship.
It was called the prima of Russian hockey.