Italian 'swimming instructor' who died in a shark attack in Colombia

사진: Italian ‘swimming instructor’ who died in a shark attack in Colombia: 56-세, who lived in Australia, was dragged from the water after 8ft beast bit him on the leg as he snorkelled in shallow waters

  • Antonio Straccialini died after being bitten by what is thought to be a tiger shark
  • It is thought to be the first shark attack on the Colombian island of San Andres
  • The 56-year-old died after suffering severe blood loss in the attack on Friday
  • His friends said he was a ‘globetrotterwho loved travelling around the world
  • An Italian ‘swimming instructorwho died after being attacked by a shark off the coast of Colombia has been pictured.

    Antonio Straccialini, 56, was swimming off 그만큼 Piscinita on the Colombian island of San Andres on Friday when he was bitten by what is believed to be an 8ft tiger shark.

    Beachgoers rescued Mr Straccialini from the waters after hearing his desperate cries for help and tried to stem the bleeding from a wound in his right leg.

    He was taken to hospital where he was diagnosed with ‘hypovolemic shock’ – caused by severe blood lossand died shortly afterwards.

    그의 죽음 이후, his friends remembered him as a ‘globetrotterand ‘backpacker who explored every corner of the earth in his own way’.

    Antonio Straccialini, 56, died after he was bitten by a shark off the coast of a Colombian island. His friends remembered him as a 'globetrotter'

    Antonio Straccialini, 56, died after he was bitten by a shark off the coast of a Colombian island. His friends remembered him as a ‘globetrotter

    그의 죽음 이후, Mr Straccialini's friends remembered him as a 'globetrotter' and 'backpacker who explored every corner of the earth in his own way'

    그의 죽음 이후, Mr Straccialini’s friends remembered him as a ‘globetrotterand ‘backpacker who explored every corner of the earth in his own way

    Video taken at the scene shortly after the attack appears to show the shark which locals claim is responsible

    Video taken at the scene shortly after the attack appears to show the shark which locals claim is responsible

    What is hypovolemic shock?

    Hypovolemic shock occurs when the heart function is impaired due to the body losing more than 15 per cent of its blood or fluid supply.

    The life-threatening condition can be caused by heavy blood loss or a fluids as a result of dehydration of diarrhea.

    Severe fluid loss makes it difficult for the heart to pump enough blood around the body.

    As the fluid loss increases, hypovolemic shock can lead to organ failure.

    Hypovolemic shock requires immediate emergency medical attention.

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    Mr Straccialini originally hailed from the Roseto degli Abruzzi on the east coast of central Italy but was living in Australia where he worked and saved up to go travelling.

    He was a lover of nature and adventures and had worked as a swimming instructor, 신고 Ekuo News.

    Franca Cornice, a friend of Mr Straccialini from university, 말했다 Il Messaggero: ‘Antonio was the best at all sports. He was a great swimmer.

    Other friends said he loved ‘competition in all its form’, and earned a Guinness World Record after walking for 24 hours straight in the Italian region of Abruzzo in 1993.

    Maria Nugnes, the mayor of Roseto degli Abruzzi, said Mr Straccialini’s body was identified by his sister, Ansa 신고.

    Graphic images published by local press and on social media showed him lying on his back after the attack with blood dripping from his wound before he was taken to hospital.

    He went into shock shortly after the attack due to blood loss, 그리고 나중에 사망.

    The incident has been described as a first in an area which is packed with hotels and diving centres and is regarded as one of the best places to snorkel on the island.

    An island government spokesman said: ‘There are diving programmes with professionals in which sharks pass nearby, but nothing has ever happened.

    Diving instructor Mirla Zambrano, 50, 추가: ‘We are all very surprised. It’s the fist time a shark has attacked a tourist in San Andres.

    The attack has been blamed on a tiger shark, second only to the great white in recorded fatal incidents involving humans although they are still exceedingly rare.








    Mr Straccialini was snorkelling at La Piscinita, a popular swimming spot on the island of San Andres

    Mr Straccialini was snorkelling at La Piscinita, a popular swimming spot on the island of San Andres

    Videos circulating on social media show the two mostly nocturnal hunters which were thought to have been involved in Friday’s incident swimming in the transparent water where the Italian holidaymaker lost his life.

    Marine biologist Rodrigo Lopez said: ‘People are very worried about what’s happened and they’re not letting people go into the water.

    ‘A witness said the man who was attacked was a good swimmer and had been in the sea for quite a while and when he went further out a second time after coming back towards the shore, began to shout out for help and was surrounded by blood.

    Mauricio Valdonado, who risked his own life swimming out to bring the tourist back to shore, 추가: ‘He was on his own.

    La Piscinita, which in English is Little Swimming Pool, gets its name from the calm water and the rock formation which makes it look like a natural pool locked in cliffs.

    Visitors describe it on Tripadvisor as a ‘great place to swim with the fish.

    One said after a recent trip: ‘A wonderful place. Very crystal-clear and warm water, a good spot to jump in and enjoy a moment in the water.

    It is thought the 56-year-old was bitten by a tiger shark, like the one that is pictured above

    It is thought the 56-year-old was bitten by a tiger shark, like the one that is pictured above

    San Andres, 주위에 470 miles north of the Colombian mainland, is part of Colombia but has been historically tied to the UK.

    English settlers coming from Barbados and England settled in San Andres and the neighbouring island of Providence in the 17th century.

    Welsh privateer Sir Henry Morgan used it in 1670 as one of the centres of his operations.

    After a failed Spanish invasion of the islands in 1635, they were controlled by England until 1787.

    THE TIGER SHARK

    Tiger sharks are named for the dark, vertical stripes that are mainly found on juvenile sharks

    큰, blunt-nosed predators have a reputation as man-eaters

    The tiger shark is second only to great whites in frequency of attacks on people

    They are less likely to let go after biting a human as their palates are near completely undiscerning

    Scavengers by nature, tiger sharks have an almost limitless menu of diet items including fish, SEAL 팀 식스의 홈, birds and dolphins

    They have sharp, teeth and powerful jaws that allow them to crack the shells on sea turtles and clams

    Tiger sharks are common in tropical and sub-tropical waters around the world

    They can grow up to as much as 5 metres in length and weigh more than 635kg

    They are listed as near-threatened

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