Death of Julie Le Galliard at the age of 31: these last two months of ordeal told by her relatives …

This is news that saddened the world of sport and boxing in particular. At only 31 years old, Julie Le Galliard was swept away last Sunday from the Covid. The young woman, French amateur boxing champion in 2015, had to fight for two months a virus that struck her down. Admitted to the hospital near Marseille, she spent several weeks in intensive care to fight for her life. Doubly vaccinated, the young woman had been campaigning for vaccination for a while.

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So what could have caused the death of this young sportswoman? According to information from the Parisian, Julie Le Galliard suffered from a genetic deficiency, an immunosuppressive disease of the blood. The boxer had an insufficient blood cell count, which weakened her immune defenses. Her friend Anne-Sophie Mathis, former quadruple world champion in welterweight, confided in our colleagues about the last terrible months experienced by the deceased. “Julie is relieved of the pain and the fear after her two long interminable months”, assures the one who explains that “Julie had the mind of a warrior but few people knew the weakness of her body”.

She had to be intubated very early and then she had a problem with her carotid artery. She lost a lot of blood and had to be operated on for 8 hours

It’s a real ordeal experienced by Julie Le Galliard over the past two months, as one of her relatives tells the Parisian. “Julie immediately had complications related to Covid. She had to be intubated very early and then she had a problem with her carotid artery. She lost a lot of blood and had to be operated on for 8 hours”, he reveals. An extremely complicated fight for the boxer based in Avignon, to the point that a radical decision had to be taken. “Julie has been in a coma for a long time and has gone through the last two months of her life in very complicated conditions. It’s infinite sadness “, concludes his relative.

Find the full article of Le Parisien on their site.

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