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Alexandra Paul, Canadian Olympic Figure Skater, Passes Away in Car Crash

Alexandra Paul, a celebrated skating pro who took part in the 2014 Sochi Olympics has tragically died. She passed away at the age of 31. As per a report by CTV News, she was recently killed in a multi-car crash.

It has been shared by the publication that at the time of the incident, Paul’s toddler son was also with her in the car. Continue reading further to know more deets about the multi-vehicle collision.

What happened to Alexandra Paul?

Unfortunately, the renowned Canadian figure Olympic skater, Alexandra Paul, is no longer with us. She died in a multi-car crash in Canada on Tuesday. At the time of her demise, she was 31 years old.

According to a few Canadian media outlets, a transportation truck failed to slow down and crashed into 7 vehicles, before plowing through a construction zone in Melancthon Township, which is located 70 miles north of Toronto.

The former professional skater was driving one of the 7 vehicles with her infant son in the car. Alexandra was pronounced dead at the scene of the car crash. On the other hand, when we talk about her 10-month-old son, he was miraculously saved by the crash.

Soon after the car accident, Alexandra’s son was rushed to a nearby children’s hospital. The police authorities have stated that her son had non-life-threatening injuries. Along with this, a 67-year-old man who got seriously injured was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre. Two other people were also badly hurt in the fatal crash.

A little bit about Alexandra Paul’s personal life

Alexandra and her husband, Mitchell Islam, her long-time ice dancing partner represented Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia and they finished at the 18th place in the ice skating event.

Paul and her life partner Islam tied the knot in the year 2021. The pair exchanged their vows in September 2021. The two lovebirds welcomed their first child together last year. Alexandra gave birth to her and Islam’s first baby, a son named Charles in late 2022.

After getting retired from her skating career, Alexandra acquired a Juris Doctor Degree in 2021. Then, she worked as a lawyer for the Barriston Law.

Skate Canada pays heartfelt tribute to Alexandra Paul

After the unfortunate news of Paul’s demise came out, Skate Canada, the national governing body for figure skating in Canada, issued a statement regarding her tragic death that read, “A shining star on and off the ice, Alexandra’s dedication, passion, and remarkable talents have left an indelible mark on the world of figure skating.”

It further read, “Her commitment to excellence was matched only by her warmth and kindness, which endeared her to fellow athletes, coaches, and fans alike. As we remember Alexandra’s contributions to the sport, we also reflect on the camaraderie and sportsmanship she exemplified. She was not only an accomplished athlete but also a true role model for aspiring skaters, demonstrating the values of resilience, perseverance, and sportsmanlike conduct.”

Our love and prayers are with the friends and family of the world-renowned Olympian Alexandra Paul during this difficult time. Stay tuned to Teal Mango for more updates from the world of show business.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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