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Is Vladimir Ladyzhensky’s Death At World Sauna Championships The Most Stupid Death Ever?

AT the annual World Sauna Championships, Finland, Russian Vladimir Ladyzhensky (left) and local hero Timo Kaukonen (right) have taken it to the wire.

Both have notched up six minutes in the 23oF heat. Half a litre of water is added to the sauna every 30 seconds. Both have collapsed with server burns. But only Mr Ladyzhensky dies.

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Posted: 9th, August 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comments (4)