Santi Denia: “I looked for a respirator for my father and I couldn’t find it”

first_img“Death certificate suspects coronavirus”Lastly, he left a piece of information for reflection on this pandemic that is taking more than 9,000 lives in our country: “It was tremendous what we lived and I leaned heavily on my sister because my mother died five years ago from pneumonia. I would like to emphasize, on the other hand, that in the death certificate it states that he is suspected of coronavirus, but it is lawful for me to know if he is on that list or not. Unfortunately there are going to be many cases in Spain that die from coronaviruses and we don’t know. Today I read that 60 elderly people died in a nursing home in Las Rozas. Very painful. I would like to know if my father is on the list and I would like him to be on it. My father was going to turn 86. We know that the elderly, most have previous pathologies. But what is clear to me is that he would still be alive if not for the coronavirus. I don’t know how long, if one, two, three or five years. But he would still be alive. The Government must make an effort to do the maximum number of tests possible. The WHO says that the asymptomatic can also infect, it is necessary to make test as it is. I do not want to enter politics, I am only expressing myself as a citizen who has lost his father. My message, anyway, is that we will have hope and that, in three weeks, we will have the security of having overcome this virus. ” Santi Denia, U19 coach, shared in The spar, of the SER, the hard trance he has suffered these days when he had to fire his 86-year-old father as a consequence of the coronavirus on March 21. “This virus has taken my father and is taking many people. All citizens are suffering with this issue. I am very sorry and very helpless for all the circumstances that have surrounded the death of my father. He was fine, in a residence in Albacete. It was very fast. My sister gave her time to say goodbye because the doctor told her at lunch: she told us that she had worsened. I arrived two hours later, yelling “Chapi” which is what they call him, and he didn’t answer anymore … “. The tragic outcome was dramatically narrated by Santi Denia: “I tried to find a respirator in Albacete for my father. He believed it was the only chance to give him a chance. I asked the doctor, friends from Albacete, friends in Madrid, but Spain has a complicated situation. I also tried to take him to Madrid, but the doctor advised against the transfer. There was no option because there were no respirators anywhere. “The former player from Albacete and Atlético de Madrid had the strength to share with all of Spain the sadness and helplessness with which he had to fire his father at the wake: “There was no way to get that respirator because the system is overflowing. I I am nothing more or less than anyone to give me a respirator. Just a citizen who was looking to give my father a chance. The next morning, they called my sister and told us that she had passed away since 5:00 pm you had to bury him. Four people went to the wake without being able to hug each other, with masks. It was very hard. Then inside the bad, at least we were lucky that we were able to fire him. Within the bad we were lucky, but I couldn’t even hug my sister. “last_img read more

Sensei contented with successes of student

first_imgAfter the dust has settled in the 2018 Pan- Caribbean Martial Arts Championships, participant and instructor Troy Bobb revealed that he has received a greater gift than his gold medals.Troy Bobb and Niquann Fevrier display their gold medals as they met Cynthia RothrockWhen Bobb participated in the competition hosted by the Caribbean National Martial Arts Alliance last weekend, he took along 12-year-old Niquann Fevrier to Barbados, giving him a shot at meaningful exposure.There the young man proved himself to be a great student, capturing a gold in weapon form competition and a silver in open form competition. His performance has also shown that he has a great teacher.Sensei Bobb also copped three gold medals, respectively in self-defence, weapon, and open form competition.Speaking with Guyana Times Sport, Bobb noted that participating in the Caribbean championships is always important to him, since he has been doing so for countless years.“For me, competing since the age of six in martial arts until 45 this year, it’s a big achievement for me. All the years I’ve been involved, but I’m always trying to get youths involved and try as much to maintain the discipline in the sport,” Bobb stated.However, the Sensei went on to disclose that what was more meaningful than his continued participation is the opportunity to gift students with a platform to showcase their skill. He noted that taking Fevrier to the championships and seeing him excel has been a highlight of his tenure. He disclosed that he now wants to continue in this path.“…as to ensure the youths have reached the stage that I’m at right now, and still I’m always willing to share,” Bobb said.He will soon be given this opportunity, since he was quickly approached, after Fevrier’s success, with an invitation to participate at another Martial Arts competition in Barbados, from November 24.Bobb revealed that he is looking to take along a bigger national team to that upcoming competition.While in Barbados, Bobb and Fevrier got the golden opportunity of meeting martial arts movie star and grand master Cynthia Rothrock. In other positives coming out of the tournament, Bobb was upgraded to Junior Master Fifth Degree Blackbelt.last_img read more