Wednesday, 12. March 2014 - 04:03
09. 02. 09. - 15:00
Croatian table-tennis player Sandra Paovic, who was severely injured in a traffic accident near Paris ten days ago, is in critical condition.
Paovic suffered a severe cervical-spinal injury and was operated on the same day at a hospital in Rouen, but her condition was stable after the operation.
She has since developed a severe infection. Croatian national table-tennis team selector Neven Cegnar confirmed to the daily "24 sata" today (Mon) doctors were fighting to save her life.
Cegnar said: "Her life is in danger, but I am an optimist and believe there will be a miracle. If anyone can make it, itís Sandra, for she is a fighter."
The Vukovar-born Paovic has received numerous daily messages of support from European tennis and handball players. Italian tennis player Nicoleta Stefanova has even opened the blog sandrapaovic.blogspot.com as a platform for collecting money for Paovic.
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