CelebrityNews: The death occurred Saturday in the hospital after suffering a goring that reached the ear and the side during a run in the square of the town Aire-sur-l’Adour in France
Orduña’s was given a sharp goring on his right side at the lungs when he tried to remove the first bull from Juan del Alamo and, seeing the severity of the wound, they decided to transfer him to the hospital center of the Landes. There the doctors intervened without saving his life.
Thus, professionals of the bulls, the kings, and Spanish politicians united this Sunday to mourn the death of Fandiño. The death of the right-hander Basque, 36, on Sunday covered the front pages of many newspapers in Spain, where the tradition of bulls is a cultural heritage declared by the state.
“Our sense homage and our memory for Iván Fandiño, a great figure of the bullfighting,” wrote the Spanish Royal House on his Twitter account about the bullfighter, known for his courage.
The head of the Spanish government, Mariano Rajoy, also sent his “condolences to the family and friends of the bullfighter”, to describe in his Twitter account “sad news” Fandiño’s death, after two cardiac arrests in the ambulance that He was taking the hospital to Mont-de-Marsan.
The Spanish Minister of Culture, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, described the death as “sad loss”, while the president of the Community of Madrid, the conservative Cristina Cifuentes recalled “so many afternoons (that) gave us art and courage in Las Ventas”, The emblem of the bullfighting in the Spanish capital inaugurated in 1931.
Fandiño’s colleagues also showed their sadness.
Fandiño was born in Orduña, Vizcaya, on September 29, 1980. Without a bullfighting tradition in his family, he became fond of bulls at age 14 after emerging as a pelota RI in his youth.
He dressed for the first time in Llodio (Álava) on August 16, 1999. He debuted with picadors on June 2, 2002, in Orduña (Vizcaya), with bullfighters Javier Perez Tabernero and sharing a poster with Julien Lescarret and Javier Lara, Cutting 3 ears.