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Unreal accident: Stortalent dies after simple exercise

Have you ever tried stepping unevenly and get a twist in the ankle? Or step wrong on a pedal on your bike, so you fell down on the rod? Maybe you've got your

Unreal accident: Stortalent dies after simple exercise

Have you ever tried stepping unevenly and get a twist in the ankle? Or step wrong on a pedal on your bike, so you fell down on the rod? Maybe you've got your

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
14 November 2019 Thursday 06:00
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Unreal accident: Stortalent dies after simple exercise

Have you ever tried stepping unevenly and get a twist in the ankle? Or step wrong on a pedal on your bike, so you fell down on the rod?

Maybe you've got your finger pinched in a drawer...?

just Think, if it had beaten you to death.

Roughly how to do Melanie Coleman's survivors think, now the only 20-year-old american gymnast is dead.

During the training of the Connecticut State University, where she went, stumbled, she, in connection with an exercise of the shifted bars. She sustained severe injuries to the spine.

It was Friday. On Sunday, she died at Yale New Haven Hospital, a shattered family tell Monday.

Coleman had been on the bars thousands of times, as noted by her coach in an article. She was just unlucky.

According to the New York Post, call the friends of the family it's a tragic and almost improbable accident.

- It is quite simply not something anyone can get over, says her coach through many years, Thomas Alberti, to CNN.


Jay Moran, who is the university's athletic director, spoke out on behalf of the entire university.

- Right now our thoughts and prayers with Melanies family. It here has been devastating for her coaches and teammates, said in a news release, according to CNN.

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Southern Connecticut State University Athletics is saddened to learn of the passing of gymnastics student-athlete Melanie Coleman, 20, of Milford, Conn. Coleman passed on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 after sustaining an injury during training on Friday, Nov. 8. • Melanie's family has set up a GoFundMe.com page, as well as a page that coordinates meal donation to the family to MealTrain.com. • Please consider donating to help support the Coleman family during this difficult time. Find the link in our bio. • #AlwaysAnOwl #AlwaysFamily #MC

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Coleman was described by Thomas Alberti as a natural leader.

She was a leader, everyone looked up to, he says, referring to her part-time work to train children in the 2-15 years of age in his New Era Gymnastics.

- It, which made her an excellent gymnast, it was, which also made her a great human being: She had a burning desire to help everyone around him, says Alberti.


According to the same Alberti reached the highest level on the u.s. OLYMPICS program for juniors. By the same token, she was a well-known name in Connecticut.

- Her coaches and trainers describes Melanie as a special young woman who excellerede in both the classroom and the gym, says university president, Joe Bertolino, according to CBS Sports for WFSB-TV.

She leaves her parents and four siblings.

- She comes from a very large, loving family. There are seven of us, we were the Coleman seven, said Susan Coleman, her mother.

- We spent every day together for 20 years. We will leave a space for her in our photos from now on, it came from the heartbroken mother.

It is extremely rare to gymnastikken experiencing death. In 1991, died only 18-year-old Julissa Gomez after an accident in connection with the spring over the horse three years earlier. She died as a result of complications directly associated with his injuries.

According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center incurs up to 100.000 gymnasts injury each year. It is, however, in the vast majority of cases on the damaged part – either on the hands or legs.

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Updated: 14.11.2019 06:00
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