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US College gymnast dies following training accident in Connecticut

01:45  12 november  2019
01:45  12 november  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

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A college gymnast died Sunday, two days after she sustained a serious injury during gymnastics training at Southern Connecticut State University. She died at Yale New Haven Hospital. Southern Connecticut State University, where Coleman was a junior nursing student, confirmed her death in a

Southern connecticut state university. US college gymnast Melanie Coleman, 20, died of spinal injuries two days after an accident in training . Tom Alberti, who coached Coleman and her two older sisters, both of whom are nurses, at New Era Gymnastics in Hamden, Connecticut , said

A college gymnast died Sunday, two days after she sustained a serious injury during gymnastics training at Southern Connecticut State University.

Melanie Coleman, 20, of Milford, was practicing on the bars when she suffered a spinal cord injury, according to the Connecticut Post. She died at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Southern Connecticut State University, where Coleman was a junior nursing student, confirmed her death in a statement Sunday.

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An All-American college gymnast from Connecticut has died after suffering a spinal cord injury during a training accident . Coleman, a nursing student at Southern Connecticut State University, was named as a Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association Scholastic All-American earlier this year.

An NCAA Division II gymnast died Sunday as a result of a training accident . Coleman, from Milford, Connecticut , was an all-state athlete for Jonathan Law High School. In 2018, she honored by USA Gymnastics as an All-America Scholar-Athlete and was also recognized by Women's Collegiate

"Her coaches and professors describe Melanie as a special young woman, who excelled both in the classroom and in the gym," University President Joe Bertolino said." "Our deepest sympathies are extended to her family and friends on this tragic loss."

Bertolino said free and confidential counseling services would be available at the university by appointment.

Coleman was a former All State gymnast at Jonathan Law High School in Milford.

"This has been devastating to her coaches and teammates and we hope to support them in this very difficult time," said Jay Moran, Southern Connecticut State University's director of athletics. "Melanie was a very bright student, an excellent athlete and involved member of the Southern Connecticut community. The entire Southern athletics family is greatly saddened by her loss."

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