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Tragic horse racing accident: 21-year-old rider dies after a long battle with injuries

2021-09-22T14:58:47.714Z

Rider Eszter Jeles has died after a bad accident at a horse race. She once dealt with such a scenario on her Instagram account.



Rider Eszter Jeles has died after a bad accident at a horse race.

She once dealt with such a scenario on her Instagram account.

Istanbul - The rider Eszter Jeles died of serious head injuries at the age of 21. On September 5th, she competed in a horse race in Istanbul and had to be taken to hospital and operated on after a serious accident. After 13 days battling the aftermath of the fall, her body finally gave up. “We are deeply sad that Eszter Jeles lost her life. May their souls rest in peace, ”said the Turkish Jockey Association on social media.

In the race, the Hungarian competed on the horse "Toms", but was in last place behind the competitor Tracy Menuet.

However, when the French woman was no longer able to stay on her animal “Out of the Dark”, Jeles was involved in the accident, also fell and landed her head on the grass at top speed.

Menuet also had to go to the clinic, but luckily he was released after brief examinations.

Unlike her competitor, who is said to have been "stable" in the hospital, but never woke up.

Eszter Jeles için Veliefendi Hipodromunda veda töreni düzenlendihttps: //t.co/tsJznaF4HH pic.twitter.com/pTHKpePDqK

- Türkiye Jokey Kulübü (@_TJK_) September 19, 2021

Eszter Jeles: "Don't be sad, I'll laugh at it"

“Eszti was a heroine who dedicated her life to horse racing. We will keep her in our hearts forever ”, wrote the Hungarian Jockey Association on the homepage of the early death of their sportswoman. A memorial ceremony for Jeles was finally held at another race on the Veliefendi racetrack. Among other things, the mother spoke. She said that Eszter once wrote on her private Instagram account that nobody should be sad if she ever had an accident while riding.

"If one day I die because of my passion for speed, don't be sad because I'll laugh at it." So now fate has struck. A minute's silence was observed for the animal lover during the memorial ceremony. Some users also comment on their Facebook posts to mourn Jeles. Candles and any condolences will be posted.

(ta)

Source: merkur

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