Puppy Adopted by Olympic Skier in Sochi Dies

By ABC News

Mar 11, 2014 6:53pm

ABC News’ Micah Grimes reports:

One of the puppies that Olympic silver medalist skier Gus Kenworthy adopted while in Sochi for the Winter Olympics has died, his representative confirmed today.
“Sochi,” a female stray, died while Kenworthy’s friend, Robin Macdonald, was trying to get the adopted puppies back to the United States for proper treatment, Kenworthy spokesman Michael Spencer said.

 

 

In winning a silver medal and sharing the four puppies he saved from the streets of Sochi with the world on social media, Kenworthy became a household name during the Olympics.

 

 

 

 

  Spencer said Macdonald and the surviving dogs are “in transit” back to the U.S. and are expected to arrive in Denver sometime this week.

 

 

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