Kamila Skolimowska



Age: 26


Summary: former Olympic hammer throw champion who at age 17 won a gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics when the women's hammer throw was contested for the first time at an Olympics but failed to win a medal at the 2004 Athens Games or at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and who had complained recently of "muscle problems."



Cause of Death: Apparent heart attack or a pulmonary embolism


Born: November 4, 1982


Died: February 18, 2009


Location: Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal