Julissa Gomez’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 4, 1972

Death Date

Aug 8, 1991

Age of Death

18 years

Cause of Death

Infection

Place of Death

Aug 8, 1991

Profession

Gymnast

The gymnast Julissa Gomez died at the age of 18. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.