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Cuban, Alegna Osorio Mayari, has died after being hit in the head with a hammer. The Youth Olympian was just 19-year-of-age.

“We share this unbearable pain with her family,” said Osvaldo Vento, president of the Cuban National Sports Institute.

The accident happened in April, during a training session. She went into a coma. It has now been confirmed that she passed away on Tuesday as a result of her injuries.

Photo credit: IOC. Osorio (R).

Team USA hammer thrower Gwen Berry also sent her condolences to Mayari’s family. She said, “Sending love to her family during this time. This is so sad.”

And a Cuban sports director, Reynaldo Varona Martínez, added, “Cuban athletics are in mourning. After an accident during training and a tough battle for her life, athlete Alegna Osorio passed away.”

Her personal best in the event was 63.90m (5kg). She also threw the hammer 69.30m with the 3kg weight.