Russian boxer Ilya Medvedev killed a wild bear while on a camping trip. It is reported by Telegram-channel Shot.
The 23-year-old athlete was returning home through the forest after fishing on the Irtysh River. Two more fishermen were walking with him. The men were attacked by a wild bear, the beast killed one of them.
Medvedev entered into a fight with a wild animal. Once on his shoulder blades, he inflicted knife wounds on the beast, from which the bear died. The fisherman who survived the attack took the boxer to the hospital. At the moment, the athlete is in intensive care.
Ilya Medvedev is a master of sports in boxing. In July 2019, he won gold at the championship of the Russian Armed Forces, becoming the best in the weight category up to 64 kilograms.
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