Weightlifter Soraya Jimenez, who became the first Mexican woman to win an Olympic gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Games, died of a heart attack.
Mexico's Soraya Jimenez, pictured during the women's -58kg weightlifting event at the Sydney Olympics, on September 18, 2000. Jimenez, the first Mexican woman to win gold in the Olympic Games, died on March 28, 2013, at the age of 36 of a heart attack, according to the Mexican Olympic Committee.
The Mexican Olympic Committee said the 36-year-old Jimenez was at home when she died.
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