According to the Cuba National Sports Institute, Youth Olympic hammer thrower Alegna Osorio died in a training accident with a head injury.
The 19-year-old Osorio was hammered in April at a track and field stadium in Cuba.
“We share this intolerable pain with her family,” said Osvaldo Vent, chairman of the National Institute of Sport in Cuba.
Osorio finished fourth at the women’s event at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games. Taken bronze At the Pan Am under 20 championship two years ago.
The death of a teenager was noted at the Tokyo Olympics by US hammer thrower Gwen Berry prior to her event starting on Sunday.
“During this time, I send love to her family. This is very sad,” Berry wrote With her Twitter account.
Youth Olympic athlete Allegna Osorio dies after being hit by a hammer during training | Olympic Games
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