Moscow, 28 October 2015. PenzaNews. Artem Gavrilov, hockey player for the Penza youth team “Dizelist” who had sustained a serious spine injury during a match with “Tverichi,” successfully underwent a surgery in Moscow on Wednesday, October 28.
“He feels well, he already walks in the ward,” the press service of the professional hockey club “Diesel” told PenzaNews agency.
Earlier, it was announced that the club will pay for the surgery in full. Moreover, those wishing to make donations for the player’s rehabilitation course can do so to a dedicated account.
Among those who already made large-sum donations are the hockey club “Yuzhny Ural,” and Oleg Pivunov, Minister of Physical Education, Sports and Tourism of the Orenburg region.