The young Leonese wrestling fighter Jorge Iglesias Oricheta He died suddenly this Monday at the age of 20 while studying at his home in the Leonese capital, the Federation of this sport has reported.
Oricheta Churches, Aluches Tierras de León club, He had to leave this Monday for Slovenia, where he planned to study this academic year with an Erasmus scholarship, after last Saturday in the Las Manzanedas circle he collected an award.
Jorge, son of the current president of the Aluches Tierras de León club, was one of the great promises of Leonese wrestling and had become the first Bierzo wrestler to win a senior league ring during the last campaign.
After concluding last season as the second fighter in the lightweight category after David Riaño, in the current one he had moved on to the medium category, winning three consecutive races on the same weekend, Posada de Valdeón, Cistierna and Mansilla de las Mulas .
In his last competition in the Romería de las Manzanedas, he won the consolation final against Adrián García, obtaining third place last Saturday during his last public appearance.