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The father of the olympic champion of bádmnton Carolina Marin, Gonzalo Marín Pérez, died in the early hours of this Sunday as a result of the aftermath that left the accident suffered five months ago, in mid-February.

The Spanish Federation of Badminton (Fesba) said in a written statement that the parent of the huelva has expired, after “a long period of struggle” in which “it has not been able to overcome the consequences”.

After publicly expressing his “regret” for this loss, in the name of the badminton Spanish Federation wanted to transfer your support to Carolina Marin and his family “in these hard times”.

In February, Carolina Marín had to travel with urgency to Huelva after suffering his father a fall at work, which is why he was hospitalised in a health centre of the capital of huelva and subsequently operated.

Gonzalo Marín was natural of Santa Barbara de Casa (Huelva), whose sports hall bears the name of Carolina, and worked in a company dedicated to the supply of office material. Has always been supporting your daughter in her sports career, and accompanied her from the stands in the achievement of a large part of their most important successes.

last September 18, Carolina Marin congratulated his father on his birthday, in his account of Instagram. Accompanying a picture of both, wrote: “Happy birthday to the best father that you can have. Always supporting me in all the moments and having your love wherever you are. That continue to meet many more daddy. I love you!!!!”.