1972 – 1991
Who was Julissa Gomez?
Julissa D'anne Gomez was an American gymnast whose rapid rise through the ranks of elite gymnastics in the mid-1980s was cut short by a vaulting accident in 1988 that left her quadriplegic. Her injury sparked major changes to the vaulting discipline of women's gymnastics with the goal of preventing such serious injuries.
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- Nov 4, 1972
- United States of America
- Aug 8, 1991
on July 23, 2013
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