Moneglia, a 30-year-old rock climber overwhelmed by a wave ends up in the sea and dies in front of his girlfriend – Corriere.it

Moneglia, a 30-year-old rock climber overwhelmed by a wave ends up in the sea and dies in front of his girlfriend – Corriere.it
Moneglia, a 30-year-old rock climber overwhelmed by a wave ends up in the sea and dies in front of his girlfriend – Corriere.it
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He is an Argentine researcher from the Institute of Technology. He was climbing with his 28-year-old companion one of the rocks most loved by climbers. She sounded the alarm, hung on the wall and was rescued by the fire brigade

They call Totem e it emerges from the sea of ​​Moneglia as tall and square as a skyscraper. one of the rocks most loved by rock climbers who come here to climb. Sea, landscape, thrills
i. Today it was fatal to a 30-year-old Argentine researcher, hit by a wave while he was recovering a rope that had fallen from him. The man, Pedro Lagomarsino De Leon Roig, in Genoa for four years for a doctorate at the Italian Institute of Technology, was on the wall with his partner, also from Argentina: the couple was climbing this cliff which is located in the enchanting beach of La Valletta, in the province of Genoa. He ended up in the water and after struggling for a few minutes in the waves disappeared. His partner, 28, was saved.

The rescue

Long stuck on the wall, was reached by the speleo alpine river fire brigade personnel with the helicopter and brought to safety, while the mountain rescue volunteers were trying to approach her from the ground. in good condition, but in shock. It was she who gave the alarm with her cell phone, who saw the comrade’s dramatic scene.

Argentine couple

The couple, born in Argentina, have been living in Genoa for some time. The accident occurred in a wall where a path for climbers was created. During the climb the couple fell a rope. The thirty-year-old decided to try to recover it and dropped down to the rocks, where he was surprised by a violent wave that dragged him into the sea. The alarm went off, the provincial road that connects Riva Trigoso to Moneglia was closed to allow rescuers to operate at their best.

The rescue

Means of the harbor master intervened, a fire brigade motor ship, in addition to the brigade helicopter that facilitated the recovery of the girl who, once brought ashore, was transported to the San Martino hospital for a check-up and psychological support. The search for the partner’s body went on for hours.

December 5, 2021 (change December 5, 2021 | 20:17)

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