By Maggie Astor. Before Elena Mukhina broke her neck doing the Thomas salto, a skill so dangerous it is now banned, she told her coach she was going to break her neck doing the Thomas salto. Besides, she recalled later in an interview with the Russian magazine Ogoniok , she knew what the public expected of her as the anointed star of the coming Olympic Games. Less than a month before the Olympics in Moscow, Mukhina under-rotated the Thomas salto and landed on her chin. She was permanently paralyzed and died in , at the age of 46, from complications of quadriplegia.
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