BOA mourns the loss of Ellie Soutter, aged 18

The British Olympic Association is saddened to hear of the sudden passing of snowboard cross athlete Ellie Soutter, 18.

Ellie claimed Team GB’s only medal at the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival in Erzurum, Turkey last year.

BOA Chair Hugh Robertson and BOA Athlete Commission Chair Ben Hawes said:

“Ellie was an incredibly popular and well-liked member of the team.

“Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this sad time”