UDG judoka dies in full competition due to cardiac arrest

Terrible news in the Mexican Olympic sport, A hard tackle from David Alejandro to Gómez Floresjudoka of the University of Guadalajarapassed away this Saturday May 14 in full competition.

David Alejandro Gómez Flores, a Mexican athlete who competed in the Universiade 2022celebrated in Juare Cityz, lost his life after finishing his participation in the 100 kg category. Men’s Judo Individual.

Gómez Flores died of cardiac arrest after collapsing on the esplanade of the Technological Institute of Ciudad Juarez (ITCJ) around 1:00 p.m.

The paramedics who were at the ITCJ doubled their efforts to help the young student from the University of Guadalajara, however, the ambulance for his transfer arrived 40 minutes later of the call.

The competition was suspended once the organizers of the 2022 Universiade were informed that David Alejandro had lost his life.

The young Judoca could not be transferred to a hospital in time to be treated. (Screenshot / Twitter)

Universiade 2022: Why was there no ambulance at the Judo event?

The Universiade is one of the events that serve as a hotbed for young promises who dream of representing Mexico in the Olympic Games.

However, death of mexican athleteDavid Alejandro Gómez Flores, has shocked the world of Olympic competitions due to the absence of an ambulance for his transfer.

One of the requirements to carry out a sporting event officially is that there are guarantees for the athletes to carry out the activities with the certainty that, if necessary, they can be taken to a hospital.

However, the organizing committee of the competition of Judo of the Universiade 2022, did not have an ambulance on site to avoid any setback in the transfer of any of the participants.

Alejandro Gómez's life could have been saved if he had been transferred to a hospital in time.

Alejandro Gómez’s life could have been saved if he had been transferred to a hospital in time. (Screenshot / Twitter)

Universiade 2022: What disciplines does it host?

  • Chess
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball and Basketball 3×3
  • Baseball
  • college boxing
  • Fencing
  • Association Football
  • Bards Soccer
  • Aerobic gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Karate Do
  • Weightlifting
  • college wrestling
  • Rugby Sevens
  • softball
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • archery
  • Tochito
  • Beach volleyball
  • indoor volleyball


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