Hitomi Hatakeda, 21-year-old Japanese gymnastics star, suffered a serious injury with injuries to her central spinal cord and spine. Hatakeda was preparing the women’s all-around final of the 2021 World Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Kitakyushu in training for the asymmetrical bars. This is what the Japan Gymnastics Association announced after the magnetic resonance to which the 21-year-old was subjected. The conditions of the Japanese champion are stable and she will be subjected to further tests in the coming days. According to some witnesses, Hatakeda fell on her face while attempting a Komova, a transition element from the low bar to the high bar on the irregular parallels), banging her chin violently on the floor.
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