Yelena Mukhina

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: Soviet gymnast who won the All-Around title at the 1978 World Championships at Strasbourg, France but who had suffered leg injuries and was later partially paralyzed during a training accident while preparing for the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications of quadriplegia

 

Born: June 1, 1960

 

Died: December 22, 2006

 

Location: Moscow, Russia