Updated 19:54, 6/11/2023
11/6/2023, 5:14 p.m
The 21-year-old Czech, who died as a result of falling from a balcony in Kolobrzeg, Poland, was identified as former hockey goalie Michal Randis of junior team HC Slovan Moravská Třebová. On behalf of the family, the club is asking the public for financial help to transport the body of the deceased young man back to the Czech Republic.
The accident occurred on October 31 on the coast Baltic Sea. Randis, who was only 21 years old, fell from the balcony of the seaside hotel Baltyk. A 23-year-old Slovak woman also fell with him. Both were seriously injured after falling from the third floor. Doctors immediately took them to the hospital, where they tried to save them. The girl was lucky, she survived her injuries and is now stable. However, the young man succumbed to his injuries, as confirmed by the family of the deceased.
“On behalf of Michal’s family, we are asking for financial support. Repatriation of the deceased is expensive and any amount of money will help the family,” is written on the hockey player’s Instagram post club HC Slovan Moravská Třebová. Below in the post is the account number that the public can contribute to.
Randis spent his entire youth career in the Slovan jersey, as reported by the club. According to the website Eliteprospects.com, he played nine matches in the third junior league for Slovan in the 2019/20 season. The cause of the fall of both people from the balcony is still under investigation by the police.