The gymnast Elena Mukhina passed away at age 46, too young.
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Gymnastics prodigy who tragically broke her neck while practicing a dangerous move, just two weeks before the Olympics, and shortly after her 20th birthday.
She was raised by her grandmother, Anna Ivanova, because her parents died when she was very young.
How did Elena Mukhina die?
Tetraplegia caused Elena Mukhina's death in 2006.
|Cause of death||Tetraplegia|
|Age of death||46 years|
|Birthday||June 1, 1960|
|Death date||December 22, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|