Julissa Gomez

About Julissa Gomez

Birth Day: November 4, 1972
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX

Julissa Gomez

Julissa Gomez was born on November 4, 1972 in San Antonio, TX. Promising gymnast who became a quadriplegic after a fatal vaulting accident at the 1988 World Sports Fair in Tokyo.
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As per our current Database, Julissa Gomez has been died on Aug 8, 1991 (age 18).

🎂 Julissa Gomez - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Julissa Gomez die, Julissa Gomez was 18 years old.

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Occupation Gymnast
Age 18 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born November 4, 1972 (San Antonio, TX)
Birthday November 4
Town/City San Antonio, TX
Nationality TX

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Julissa Gomez’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Julissa Gomez was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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Promising Gymnast who became a quadriplegic after a fatal vaulting accident at the 1988 World Sports Fair in Tokyo.

Before Fame

She trained in Houston, Texas, at the gym of Bela Karolyi, who helped many Olympic greats.


On live television in Japan she missed the springboard on her vault, crashing down head-first and becoming paralyzed in the process.

Family Life

Her parents moved from San Antonio to Houston to give her better training in gymnastics. After her accident, a mistake at the hospital left her in a coma. She died three months later at age eighteen. 

Associated With

Her coached in Houston, Karolyi, also trained Nadia Comaneci, who was the first to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics.

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