29-year-old national athlete dies of stroke in gym
MUMBAI: A 29-year-old Nala Sopara javelin thrower nationwide died of a heart attack while working out at a gym in Vasai on Tuesday afternoon.
Police said Zenida Carvalho, a graduate in clinical psychology who represented Maharashtra in javelin competitions, collapsed during the warm-up exercise for CrossFit, an exercise routine, Evershine gym. Members of the gym tried to restart and were then taken to the hospital in Vasai IASIS where he was declared dead before admission.
His mother, Saverine said it was the first day of Zenida to Evershine gym and he had eaten an apple before going to the gym at noon.
I received a call informing him that I had collapsed, “said M. Saverine.” The video of the CCTV camera of the gym shows Zenida achieves 10 press matches under pressure and then squats, is squatting for about eight Years when he collapsed on the ground.
According to his family, Zenida followed a strict diet and had no health problems. “It is surprising that she suffered a stroke. She was very aware of her diet and her training,” said Zenida’s childhood friend Madhumitha Poojary.
Zenida was joining Cooper’s RN Hospital as an intern next month. He recently left his job in a business partnership and wanted to work as a clinical psychologist, said a family friend.
Zenida’s father, Michael, who was working in the Gulf, returned last year.
Police inspector Tuling Birajdar Prakash said the hospital informed them of the death.
“We are waiting for the autopsy report, although the initial report suggests that he suffered from a heart attack.
“The case was transferred to the Valiv police station.
The funeral was celebrated in the church of San Roque, in Vasai.