Eya Guezguez is known as Tunisian sailor, whose death news has hit many hard.
She reportedly died on Sunday afternoon while practicing at sea for the national team., She was born on 12th March 2005. The 17-year-old talented youth competed at the 2020 Summer Tokyo Olympics in the 49er FX event.
Guezguez who was keen to pursue her career in sailing sport has been doing her training session for the national sailing team, alongside her twin sister, Sarra.
Eya Guezguez was 17 years old at the point of death, who died Sunday afternoon.
She was reportedly doing training with her twin sisters, at sea when the tragedy occurred.
The Tunisian Journalist, Souhail Khmira reported the unexcepted demise of Eya Guezguez, he writes on Twitter, “Eya Guezguez, Tunisian Olympic Windsurfer, has passed away today after an accident at practice. May she Rest In Peace.”
The official Twitter page of ETTACHKILA @EttachkilaTN pays tribute to the young sailor early this morning that read as “Barely 16 years old, our sailing champion, Eya Guezguez died today following an accident during training for the national team. We extend our condolences to her family and love ones.”
The 17-year-old Eya Guezguez’s death was confirmed on Sunday, 10th April 2022. The young Tunisian sailor reportedly passed away in a tragic misfortune during the training session when the sailing boat capsized due to the wind.
Eya Guezguez’s well-wishers are mourning the huge loss on social media. One of the Twitter users writes, “Death this afternoon at the age of 16, our champion Eya Guezguez following an accident during training for the national sailing team. Rest in peace.”
La Pelota creator Zied Jendoubi @Team_Shitterstock in pain writes, “Eya Guezguez, 16, died following an accident during taining for the national sailing team. Eya, was with her twin sister, the youngest Olympian at Tokyo 2021” with a broken heart emoji.
One of her friends tweeted, “What terrible news…Eya, your death was a dagger that pierced our hearts. Rest in peace dear friend. You will remain among us forever!”