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Serbian basketball star, 32, dies weeks after collapsing in training session


December 6, 2021

A Serbian basketball player has died three weeks after suffering a stroke while undergoing individual training as he recovered from an ankle injury.

6ft 10in Stevan Jelovac, who last played for AEK Athens in the Greek Basketball League, had been hospitalized since November 14 after he collapsed while attempting to regain fitness following a period on the sidelines.

The center spent two weeks being treated at the Μetropolitan General in the Greek capital, where his condition was described as critical, before being moved last week a Serbian facility at the request of his family.

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