Olympic Judoka Star Maricet Gonzalez Espinosa Dies at 34 Due to Breast Enlargement Surgery

Olympic Judoka Star Maricet Gonzalez Espinosa Dies at 34 Due to Breast Enlargement Surgery

In a sorrowful turn of events, Maricet Gonzalez Espinosa, a renowned Olympic judoka star, has passed away at the tender age of 34.

The cause of her untimely demise has been attributed to a heart attack and complications arising from breast enlargement surgery.

Sports Career Highlights:

Maricet Espinosa Gonzalez, affectionately nicknamed ‘La Mole,’ made significant contributions to Cuban judo.

Her accolades include being a double Pan American Judo champion, marking a distinguished career before she retired from the sport in 2017.

Notably, she represented Cuba at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, participating in the women’s 63kg competition.

Tragic Post-Surgery Complications:

The unfortunate turn of events transpired after Espinosa underwent breast enlargement surgery on January 21. Local media reports suggest that complications arising from the procedure, coupled with a heart attack, led to her tragic passing.

Olympic University Pays Tribute:

The Manuel Fajardo Cuban Sports University, renowned for producing Olympic athletes, expressed profound grief over Espinosa’s demise on their Facebook page.

They honored her significant contributions to the national judo team and her achievements, extending heartfelt condolences to her families, friends, and colleagues.

Remembering ‘La Mole’:

Sports journalist Robiel Vega, reflecting on Espinosa’s legacy, described her as an exceptional athlete who had been part of the National Team since her early years in judo.

He conveyed his deepest condolences to her friends and family, emphasizing the loss of a true champion. In the world of judo, Maricet Espinosa, known as ‘La Mole,’ leaves behind a legacy that will be remembered and cherished.

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