The gymnast Julissa Gomez died at the age of 18. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Promising gymnast who became a quadriplegic after a fatal vaulting accident at the 1988 World Sports Fair in Tokyo.
Her parents moved from San Antonio to Houston to give her better training in gymnastics. After her accident, a mistake at the hospital left her in a coma. She died three months later at age eighteen.