Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and coach Abdulmanap passed away today in a Moscow hospital after complications from the corona virus at the age of 57. The Mirror first reported.
After he was diagnosed with the virus, he suffered a heart attack, after which he was immediately taken for surgery to have a bypass, after which he was placed in an artificially induced coma twice.
His condition was described as “serious but stable” by doctors, but it was announced today that the elderly Nurmagomedov lost his fight with the virus.
Elder Nurmagomedov first fell ill at the end April in the Russian republic of Dagestan, and then he received treatment at the hospital due to symptoms similar to pneumonia, but he refused to be tested for the virus.
When his condition worsened, he was sent on a special flight to Moscow, where he was taken care of in a military hospital. He was tested and tested positive for the corona virus, and shortly afterwards he suffered a heart attack.
After the operation, he was placed in a medically induced artificial coma, and despite waking up, his speech was slowly recovering.
Khabib’s father is a decorated military veteran, who has coached his son throughout his career. The elder Nurmagomedov turned part of the house into a gym, and then taught his son to wrestle before they entered the world of mixed skills.
Abdulmanap gained a reputation as a man who creates champions, he was a champion in wrestling and sambo, a Russian defensive skill, he became one of the most respected coaches in the homeland.